Lucknow: Our country became independent on August 15, 1947, to get this freedom, many mothers were sacrificed, we are tasting the taste of this freedom, but remembering and honoring the revolutionaries who suffered thousands of pains is our ultimate. Perhaps that is why the framers of the Constitution included in Article 51A (b) the fundamental duty to cherish and follow the high ideals that inspired our national movement for independence.
Now that the 75th anniversary of independence is being celebrated, to give more vigor to this anniversary, ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ is being celebrated by connecting the Indians settled across the country as well as all over the world. However, the Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Ahmedabad on the 91st anniversary of the Dandi March. And it was resolved to celebrate this festival for 75 weeks.
Uttar Pradesh is also actively participating in this festival. Amrit Mahotsav of Independence is being celebrated across the state from 09th August 2021 to 16th August 2021, as a part of Amrit Mahotsav of Azadi on 09th August at Kakori Shaheed Memorial Lucknow by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Mr. Anandiben Patel. Tributes were paid to the martyrs on the occasion of the anniversary of Kakori Train Action.
Various programs are being organized by the state government to make this festival memorable. In which Prabhat Pheri, rally competition etc. Under ‘Mera Maan Mera National Anthem’ program, all the people of the state are being encouraged to sing the national anthem and a village gazetteer is being prepared under Mera Gaon Meri Dharohar program. Elderly Ki Baat Desh Se Seth program is acquainting youth and children with the experiences of senior citizens. At the same time, our tricolor, our self-respect program, is introducing us to the dignity of the national flag. Through the Museum, the valor stories of the martyrs are being taken to the people, a district-wise strategy has been prepared across the state to organize the programs smoothly, under which district level officers have been designated as nodal officers and given different responsibilities. has been added. In view of the corona epidemic, adequate arrangements have also been made for covid help desk and sanitization at the venues. Through this festival, every effort is being made to convey every detail of the freedom movement to the future generations of the state so that every person of the state can get acquainted with the freedom movement.
This festival is a celebration of taking inspiration from freedom fighters, new resolutions and renaissance of the nation.
The programs organized in this festival will increase the spirit of public participation as well as inspire pride and unity among the people of the state. It is our duty towards the martyrs who sacrificed everything to get us freedom, to take part in this festival enthusiastically and remember them. It is rightly said that- People will remember the martyrs forever’, This will be the rest of the marks of those who die on the homeland.