“Their valour will continue to inspire future generations,” writes Modi at National Martyr’s Memorial

Last Updated: Friday, 26 March 2021 (15:10 IST)
Dhaka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi after laying wreath to the martyrs of at the National Martyr’s Memorial in Savar, in his message in the visitor’s book there, wrote that their valour will continue to inspire future generations to fight injustice and defend the cause of righteousness.

“May every visitor to this reverred ground honour the sacred memory of the millions who were slain but not silenced. Their valour will continue to inspire future generations to fight injustice and defend the cause of righteousness,” the Prime Minister wrote in the visitor’s book mentioning that the glorious sacrifice given by martyrs enabled the birth of “this great nation”.


 
Mr Modi on behalf of people of India, further wrote that the eternal flame at Saver remains a lasting reminder of the noble victory of truth and courage over deceit and oppression.
 
The Prime Minister also planted a sapling of the Arjuna tree there. “This sapling has been planted as a mark of respect for the valorous martyrs of Bangladesh,” the Prime Minister’s Office tweeted.


 
The Prime Minister arrived here earlier in the day on a two-day visit to take part in the golden jubilee celebrations of Bangladesh’s independence and the birth centenary of ‘Bangabandhu’ Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. He was received by his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, where he was accorded a Guard of Honour upon his arrival. (UNI)