Indore, Aug 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to Chandrashekar Azad at the freedom fighter’s birthplace Bhabra in Madhya Pradesh and became the first Prime Minister to visit the village.
Accompanied by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Modi also visited Azad’s memorial and gathered details about the freedom fighter’s life and struggle for the country’s independence.
After offering floral tributes, Modi also got photographs clicked with Azad’s life-size statue.
The Prime Minister was in Bhabra to inaugurate the programme ’70 Saal Azadi, Yaad Karo Kurbani’, commemorating seven decades of the country’s Independence.
Bhabra is located in Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh.