Shri Narendra Modi lauds move to rename Chowk after Shaheed Bhagat Singh in Lahore
Pakistan Govt renames Shadman Chowk in Lahore as Bhagat Singh Chowk. I congratulate them for this tribute to the martyr: Shri Modi
Shri Narendra Modi today lauded the move by the Pakistan Government to rename Shadman Chowk as Bhagat Singh Chowk in Lahore.
Expressing his views on Twitter, Shri Modi wrote, “Pakistan Govt renames Shadman Chowk in Lahore as Bhagat Singh Chowk. I congratulate them for this tribute to the martyr.”
The present roundabout is the site of the erstwhile Lahore Jail where Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged on 23rd March 1931 by the colonial rulers.
The demand for this move has been going for a long time now and it has been hailed on both sides of the border.
On several occasions, Shri Modi has expressed his admiration for the heroic deeds of Shaheed Bhagat Singh and has said that there is no youngster in the country who does not admire this proud son of Mother India.
Earlier, Shri Modi had said that the 150th Anniversary of the 1857 First War of Independence should be celebrated jointly by India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
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