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Prez honours freedom fighters on 76th anniversary of Quit India movement

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

felicitated today 89 freedom fighters from across the country in an 'At Home' reception at Bhavan on the 76th

The function was attended by Narendra Modi, for Home Affairs Rajnath Singhand other dignitaries, the Bhavan said in a statement.

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. 22:00 IST