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Bhagat Singh lives in the heart of every Indian: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying homage to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev at National Martyrs Memorial at Hussainiwala in Punjab. File photo   | Photo Credit: PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 paid tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh on the occasion of his birth anniversary, saying his courageous sacrifice ignited the spark of patriotism among countless people and he lives in the heart of every Indian.

Bhagat Singh during detention in jail.

Bhagat Singh during detention in jail.   | Photo Credit: ---

 

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Born in 1907, Singh was only 23 when he was executed by the British in 1931. His idealism coupled with his sacrifice made him a folk hero and an inspiration for many.

"The brave Bhagat Singh lives in the heart of every Indian. His courageous sacrifice ignited the spark of patriotism among countless people. I bow to him on his Jayanti and recall his noble ideals," Mr. Modi said in a tweet.

PM greets Lata Mangeshkar

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar | File

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar | File   | Photo Credit: PTI

 

In a separate tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended birthday greetings to legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Tuesday.

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An iconic singer and an inspiration for generations of singers, Mangeshkar turned 92 on Tuesday.

Mr. Modi said, "Birthday greetings to respected Lata Didi. Her melodious voice reverberates across the world. She is respected for her humility & passion towards Indian culture. Personally, her blessings are a source of great strength. I pray for Lata Didi's long & healthy life."


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