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He felicitated the families of freedom fighters at Raj Bhawan here in presence of Governor S.C. Jamir.
"Today, the history was recalled with pride. It is my honour to see the descendants of martyrs. Unfortunately, the long years of freedom movement was confined in few persons and specific period. We should recall the events and contribution of everyone who participated in the freedom struggle," said the Prime Minister.
He said Odisha secured the top position for its immense contribution for freedom movement.
After felicitating the family members of the freedom fighters, Modi also paid a visit to the famous Lingaraj temple here.
The Prime Minister is in the Odisha capital to attend the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's national executive meeting. He arrived here on Saturday amid massive fanfare as he held a roadshow.
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