Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust felicitates freedom fighters

| Updated: Mar 18, 2017 23:01 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 18: Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust had yesterday organized "Bharat Maa Gaurav Sandhya" a musical program of patriotic songs, to felicitate families of freedom fighters, in the remembrance of their supreme sacrifice. Sanjay Dalmia, Chairman, Dalmia Group of Companies honoured the families of the freedom fighters, who were invited from various parts of India. Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust has been organizing "Bharat Maa Gaurav Sandhya" a musical program of patriotic songs in various parts of India as an accolade to the memory of freedom fighters and to instil a sense of pride and gratification among the young of the society. Commenting on the event Dalmia said, "As a responsible citizen of India, it is our duty to give back to the nation in whatever small tokens we can. It is my endeavour to lead the conversation on highlighting the supreme sacrifices which fueled our freedom struggle and Bharat Maa Gaurav Sandhya is a vital cog in this movement." He further said there is a dire need in today's fast paced society/culture to engage with the youth and encourage them to be proud of the rich history of our great nation. "This felicitation event is a small step by the Dalmia Group to instill patriotism and pride in each and every Indian citizen," he added. Speaking on the same, Amit Azaad said, "We encourage such events where freedom fighters of the country are remembered and recognized. For our nation to emerge as a superpower we need to revive the spirit of patriotism in the country. Passion for the betterment of the country should be in the heart of each and every individual." Sanjay Dalmia is a noted Industrialist and former Member of Parliament, known for his philanthropic activities. He co-founded the Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust with the sole focus of expressing gratitude and applauding the freedom fighters who came together to brawl against the colonial powers and win freedom for India at the cost of surrendering their very lives. The trust also extends financial support to the dependents of the bravehearts for education and livelihood. (ANI)