FILE: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot. TOI
JAIPUR: The Rajasthan government has opted to encircle the 29 living independence fighters from the country by visiting their homes in the event of this anniversary of their Quit India Movement on August 9.
Chief minister Ashok Gehlot has taken this decision for part of recalling the participation of freedom fighters from the country from British rule, an official announcement said on Friday.
Gehlot has stated in light of this coronavirus outbreak and the era of their freedom fighters, the district magistrate, other district magistrate or sub-divisional magistrate of those various districts must encircle them by seeing their homes.
A message on behalf of the ministry and also a shawl is going to be introduced to the freedom fighters,” the announcement said.
“Now, we can breathe the new air only due to these freedom fighters,” Gehlot has been quoted from the statement .
The ministry said each of the freedom fighters led invaluably in throughout the nation.
“We’re grateful for their sacrifice, dedication and enthusiasm. Because of these, democracy can be established in our nation,” he added.
The Quit India Movement was started by Mahatma Gandhi in the Bombay session of this All-India Congress Committee on August 8, 1942, requiring an end to the British rule from India.