R Vimla, District Collector, paid rich tributes to martyrs at martyrs memorial at Freedeom Park, near Zero Mile, here on Tuesday to mark Kranti Din.
Yadavrao Deogade, former Legislator, freedom fighter and President of Hutatma Smarak Samiti, Kailash Raut, President of Gowari Smarak Samioti, Raghuiveer Deogade, Chintaman Waghade, Shalik Neware and others were present. The occasion gives inspiration to youths from sacrifices made by freedom fighters, Bharat Chhodo, Chale Jaao agitations and works made by revolutionists.
Meanwhile, the district administration felicitated Sheshrao Murkute, Satyanarayan Sharma and Pundalik Khandagale, all freedom fighters, by officials visiting their residences today on the occasion of anniversary of Bharat Chhodo agitation. Suryakant Patil, Tehsildar felicitated them by presenting shawl, shreefal and bouquets. Sharma and Khandagale had taken active part in Goa Liberation Movement. They expressed their happiness that they would see Azadi Ka amrut Mahotsava and extended blessings to the younger generation. They also recalled important incidents occurred then.