Twitterati on Thursday paid rich tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad on his 89th death anniversary.
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu wrote, "I join the nation in paying my humble tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Chandrashekhar Azad on his death anniversary today."
Taking to Twitter, Home Minister Amit Shah wrote, "Chandrashekhar Azad ji is the golden chapter of Indian history and our freedom movement, whose memory still evokes a sense of immense pride in every Indian's heart even today. His reverence and sacrifice for the motherland will always be a source of inspiration for us."
Union Minister Sadananda Gowda wrote, "A humble tribute to Chandrashekhar Azad ji on his death anniversary. #ChandrashekharAzad ji kept open the front against the British government with his valour & courage and gave rise to a new sense of freedom among the countrymen."
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot wrote: "My humble tributes to the revolutionary freedom fighter #ChandraShekharAzad on his death anniversary. His patriotism & valour remains an inspiration. The nation remains forever indebted to his supreme sacrifice."
BJP National Secretary Sunil Deodhar tweeted, "Tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter & a great patriot #ChandrashekharAzad on his Punyatithi. He dedicated his life wholeheartedly & sacrificed his life for the freedom of the country. He will always be remembered for his immense contribution for the freedom of the country."
A user wrote, "Remembering the indomitable #ChandrashekharAzad, the fearless freedom fighter who fought for the country & left a strong legacy of courage, on his martyrdom day."
Another wrote, "Remembering our brave, valiant freedom fighter #ChandraShekharAzad on his death anniversary. Our nation is forever indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice."
Chandrashekhar Azad was born on July 23, 1906, in Bhawra, Madhya Pradesh. He killed himself on this day in 1931 in Alfred Park in Allahabad after his associate betrayed him. After his death, the park was renamed as Chandrashekhar Azad Park.
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