Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tributes to freedom fighter Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his death anniversary. The freedom fighter who is known as ‘Veer’ for his bravery from an early age.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, Tributes to the great freedom fighter Veer Savarkar ji, the epitome of sacrifice and tenacity on his death anniversary. His dedication in the service of the motherland will always remain a source of inspiration for the countrymen.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “त्याग और तप की प्रतिमूर्ति महान स्वतंत्रता सेनानी वीर सावरकर जी को उनकी पुण्यतिथि पर सादर नमन। मातृभूमि की सेवा में समर्पित उनका जीवन देशवासियों के लिए हमेशा प्रेरणास्रोत बना रहेगा।“
Veer Savarkar was born on May 28, 1883, at Bhagur village of Nashik district in Maharashtra and died on February 26, 1966, in Mumbai.
Along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, Home Minister Amit Shah paid respect to Veer Savarkar on his Punya tithi via social media.