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PM lauds freedom fighters contribution to the nation

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Modi today interacted with freedom fighters during an 'At Home' reception at Bhawan, saying their valuable contribution to the nation would always be cherished.

"Interacted with freedom fighters during the reception at Bhavan. We all cherish their valuable contribution towards the nation," the said in a tweet.

felicitated 89 freedom fighters from across the country at Bhavan on the 76th anniversary of Quit India Day, attended by the PM, and other dignitaries.

On August 9, 1942, the 'Quit India Movement' was launched under the leadership of which resulted in freedom of the country from British rule five years later on August 15, 1947.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 22:45 IST
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