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Rashtrapati Bhavan : 22.03.2013

  • Postage Stamp on Rajguru

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee released a Commemorative Postage Stamp on Shri Shivram Hari Rajguru at a function today (March 22, 2013) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Rajguru will always be remembered in the annals of Indian history for his valor and for dedicating his life towards India's Independence.

Addressing the gathering, the President said that on this solemn occasion they remembered and paid homage to the three brave revolutionaries, Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev who were hanged on 23rd March, 1931. He said that their contributions to India’s freedom struggle had been immortalized both in history texts and celluloid. He urged the people to imbibe from them the values of nationalism, patriotism and complete devotion to the cause.

Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Union Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology, Smt. Kruparani Killi and Member of Parliament, Shri Shivaji Adhalrao Patil.

This release issued at 1900 hrs.