Jammu, Nov 19
Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Fighter’s Association (JKFFA) on Monday organised a function to celebrate the Birth Anniversary of Rani Lakshmibai, Jhansi Ki Rani and the iron lady and Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi.
The function was held at Dogra Shaurya Sthal Ambhalla which was organised by Ved Gandotra, the President of the Association and Director Luthra Academy, Sanjeev Luthra was the Chief Guest.
Floral tributes were paid to the great ladies with showers of the petals by all the members present on the occasion. Students of Luthra Acdemy were also present on the occasion.
The Chief Guest and the member highlighted the deeds of the Rani Lakshmibai who started the first freedom struggle against the British Rule.
They said Rani Lakshmibai is a source of inspiration for every Indian.
“Her fortitude in the face of adversity and steadfast opposition to colonialism will never be forgotten. It is due to greats like her that India won freedom,” they said.
They also highlighted the life history of Indira Gandhi, who also proved herself in the war with Pakistan in 1971 and was the creator of Bangladesh. They also said that it was Gandhi who exhorted the countrymen to become self sufficient in every field with hard work.
The members also remembered all the Martyrs and the Freedom Fighters and exhorted the countrymen to beware of the enemy within the country and work hard for the unity and prosperity of the nation and also do not fall prey to the religious and regional sentiments fight corruption, terrorism and poverty with hard hands. JKFFA members also distributed sweets among the students. The prominent persons also present were Rajiv Mahajan (Vice Chairman of JKFFA), Tej Ram Dogra (Vice President), Sadar Sukhminder Singh Maini (Finance Secretary), Choudhary Surrender Manhas, Gaurav Kumar and others.