Chandigarh Airport is named after a revolutionary freedom fighter

BHAGAT Singh was born on September 28, 1907 in the province of Punjab, now Pakistan. India celebrates her birthday on September 28 every year. He is referred to as Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the freedom fighter who has inspired Indians across generations with his courage. The revolutionary freedom fighter had only one goal, to liberate the nation from British rule.

Bhagat Singh was one of the revolutionaries who gave his life for the freedom of India. He gave a slogan like “Inquilab Zindabad” for India’s independence from the British.

On this special occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a tweet: “I bow to Shaheed Bhagat Singh Ji on his Jayanti. His courage motivates us greatly. We reiterate our commitment to realizing his vision for our nation.

The Prime Minister, in his Mann Ki Baat, announced on Sunday that Chandigarh airport will henceforth be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh in honor of the great freedom fighter. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had the honor of officially christening the ceremony for the 115th anniversary of the freedom fighter’s birth. The ceremony was also attended by Chief Minister of Punjab Bhagwat Mann, Governor of Harayana Bandaru Dattatreya and other dignitaries.

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on naming Chandigarh airport in honor of Bhagat Singh: “Finally our efforts have paid off. On behalf of all Punjab , we welcome the decision to name the University of Chandigarh in honor of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Ji.”

Moreover, Professor Jagmohan Singh, nephew of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, on September 25 hailed the Prime Minister’s announcement to name Chandigarh airport in honor of the great martyr and called it a victory: “We we welcome this decision. raised in 2006 and a resolution was presented to the Punjab Assembly on the 100th birthday of Shaheed Bhagat Singh demanding that Chandigarh airport be named after him,” he said.

Thelma J. Longworth