JAMMU, Jan 20: J&K Freedom Fighters’ Association (JKFFA) today held an impressive function here at Government College for Women, Parade Ground, to remember Neta Ji Subhash Chander Bose on his 122nd birth anniversary.
On this occasion, great grand-daughter of Neta Ji, Rajyashree Choudhary was the chief guest and Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor, Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC), was the guest of honor. The function was organised by JKFFA chairman Ved Gandotra and vice chairman Rajiv Mahajan, besides executive members of Association.
Rajyashree Choudhary, while speaking on the occasion, said that such occasions remind them about the cruelties done by British on their people, which finally resulted into bringing the patriotic people together to throw them out and get freedom. “Subhash Chander Bose, who was a great organizer, worked as a revolutionary to mobilize public to fight the British vigorously by leaving the luxuries of life for the sake of motherland”, she added.
Speaking on the occasion, Gandotra said that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s patriotism continues to have an impact in the country. His slogan ‘Jai Hind’ is relevant to us even today. He said the life and sacrifice of this great national hero would ever act as a beacon for inspiring the youth to do selfless service for the country. He also exhorted the youth to come forward for selfless service of the nation, so as to cherish the aspirations of our great freedom fighters.
Paying his tributes Mahajan said that Netaji was a courageous, dynamic and visionary leader who led the countrymen from the front to emancipate the country from the yoke of foreign imperialism. He said that life of this illuminating star of national freedom struggle would ever inspire us to serve the country with utmost zeal dedication.
Also present on the occasion were R C Puri, Karnail Chand, Rajinder Singh, Gajan Singh Khalsa, J J Singh, Kamal Sharma, K K Verma, Pritam Sharma, Sukhminder Singh Maini, Gajan Singh Khajuria, Kiran Wattal, Kulbir Singh Slathia, Pavitar Singh Bhardwaj, M S Katoch, Gourav Chopra, Charanjit Kour and Surinder Singh Shingari.