It is truly a defining moment in history, on Gujarat's Foundation Day; glowing tributes were paid to martyrs of Maha Gujarat Movement, and to the inspirers of Maha Gujarat Movement in Ahmedabad today.
Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi accompanied by Ex. Deputy P.M. Shri L.K. Advani and many other dignitaries paid floral tributes to Shri Indulal Yagnik. Who gave a call for Maha Gujarat Movement; he gave up his entire life struggling for the cause of Gujarat. Speaker of Gujarat Assembly, Shri Ashok Bhatt, cabinet colleagues, MLAs, Mayor Shri Kanaji Thakor also paid homage to the great leader.
Chief Minister drove to Shahid Smarak; as many as 25 persons gave supreme sacrifice, braving bullets during Maha Gujarat Movement. Amidst playing of police-band, Chief Minister, accompanied by prominent dignitaries paid rich tributes to the martyrs.
At a special convention, Governor of Gujarat Dr. Smt Kamla presided over the Swarnim-Sanklpa Sabha (Golden-pledge taking ceremony) held at Hruday Kunj, Sabarmati Ashram.
Governor, CM, Shri Advanijee, cabinet colleagues and prominent leaders paid homage to Pujya Bapu. Leaders participated in inter-faith prayer at Hruday-Kunj.
On this occasion, the families of Maha Gujarat martyrs were honored. Governor presented them a Shawl; Chief Minister handed over handspun garland to them.
Devoted to the pursuit of Swarnim Gujarat, Gujarat Assembly Speaker Shri Ashok Bhatt administered Golden Pledges.
Chief Minister paid homage to Shri Ravishankar Maharaj at his statue in Gandhinagar.
Helicopter rained petals on the statue of Indulal Yagnik.