Congress demands Bharat Ratna for Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev

Last Modified Saturday, 26 October 2019 (15:43 IST)
New Delhi: Congress  Lok Sabha MP from Anandpur Sahib Manish Tewari has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to accord Bharat Ratna, country's highest civilian award,  to the freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, and Sukhdev.
In is letter to PM on Friday, MS Tewari requested to accord to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and and formally confer the honorific Shaheed-E-Azam on them.
The Congress leader has urged the PM to honor them on the coming Republic Day besides dedicating the Chandigarh airport located in Mohali in the memory of Bhagat SIngh.
The gesture,he said,  would touch the hearts of 124 crore people of the nation.He said the three inspired an entire generation of patriots by their unrelenting resistance to the British Imperialism and their supreme sacrifice.
''My letter to H'onble Prime Minister formally requesting him to accord Bharat Ratna to Shaheed-E-Azam's Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev. Formally Confer the honorific of Shaheed-E-Azam on them & dedicate Chandigarh Airport located in Mohali in memory of Bhagat Singhji.'' Tewari said in a tweet along with sharing the letter.(UNI)