Tue, Oct 25, 2016 | updated 10:49 PM IST

PM Modi pays tribute to Chandra Sekhar Azad on his 110th birth anniversary

Updated: Jul 23, 2016 10:47 IST

New Delhi, July 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid his tribute to freedom fighter Chandra Sekhar Azad on his 110th birth anniversary.

"I salute the courageous Chandra Shekhar Azad, who won the admiration of countless Indians due to his valour, on his birth anniversary," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.

Chandra Shekhar Azad, popularly known as Azad, was a revolutionary, who reorganised the Hindustan Republican Association under the new name of Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) after the death of its founder Ram Prasad Bismil.

On February 27, 1931, Azad shot himself dead with his last bullet when he was surrounded by police at Alfred Park in Allahabad. (ANI)