SRINAGAR, July 19: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha paid tributes to freedom fighter Mangal Pandey on his birth anniversary.
Sinha said Pandey was the symbol of indomitable courage, patriotism who played a key role in India’s freedom struggle against Britishers.
In a tweet on official Twitter profile of the Lt Governor, Sinha said, ”Tributes to great freedom fighter,Sh Mangal Pandey ji on his birth anniversary.
He was the symbol of indomitable courage & patriotism who played a key role in India’s freedom struggle against Britishers.
His valour, commitment to the nation will continue to inspire future generations”.
Born on this day in 1827 in Nagwa, a village of upper Ballia district, now in Uttar Pradesh, Pandey was hanged to death on April 8, 1857 at the age of 29 for challenging the British rule.