Hyderabad: As part of weeklong celebrations of ‘Azadi Ki Rail Gadi Aur Station’ under the aegis of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, South Central Railway General Manager (in-charge) Arun Kumar Jain launched the celebrations at Hyderabad Railway Station, here on Monday.
Speaking on the occasion, Arun Kumar Jain said it is a great initiative by the union government and the Indian Railways to honour the rich legacy of our freedom struggle for independent Nation.
He called upon the people to recognise, respect and honour those great freedom fighters that fought and laid down their lives for an independent India.
The General Manager said that Hyderabad Railway station earned a special place as Mahatma Gandhi visited the city several times during the freedom movement between 1929 and 1934.
“Let’s recall our freedom struggle with pride, I hope the events will spread the message of the contribution and sacrifices of various freedom fighters to the public,” he added.
The Azadi Ki Rail events aim to spread awareness about the freedom struggle and honor the freedom fighters from all across the country who devoted their life to achieve independence.
South Central Railway has planned a host of cultural and historic events for the week long celebrations which will charge the public with pride and reaffirm their dedication to the Nation.
Stations will be decked up with light and sound shows in addition to Nukkad Nataks and other daily events.