The 100th birthday of Sri Vidyadhar Guruji, freedom fighter and former MLA, was celebrated at S.M. Pandit Rang Mandir here on Sunday. Kiranjit Singh, relative of Bhagat Singh, said that the lives of freedom fighters such as Guruji and Bhagat Singh had inspired generations of people. “I am amazed to see that Guruji is active at the age of 100 and takes part in several agitations and movements,” he said. Sri Siddeshwar Swami of Gyan Yoagashrama, Bijapur, spoke. A book by Guruji was released. Basavaraj Patil Sedam, Rajya Sabha member, Vaijanth Patil, former minister, Maruti Male, former MLC, Shashil Namoshi, MLC, Basavarajappa Appa and others were present.

— Special Correspondent

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