As one enters the exhibition hall, a large 12-feet LED screen displays clips of popular Doordarshan series ‘Swaraj’, a show that profiled life and contributions of freedom fighters.
He was delivering the annual Sardar Patel Memorial Lecture on the occasion of National Unity Day, organised by All India Radio (AIR) to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
However, subaltern historians have recorded the contributions of the grassroots level people to the freedom struggle,” he added.
The serial has a grand production quality and promises to be a visual treat.
Contributions of women revolutionaries are everlasting, present generation should draw inspiration: NTR DC
NTR district collector S Dilli participated in a rally organised by Vasavya Mahila Mandali as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav on Sunday.
“People call my husband ‘Sardar’ and me ‘Iron Woman of Vijayawada’, she said. She, however, is not completely happy. “Whenever I hear about atrocities on girls, it hurts me,” she added.
Pingali Venkayya earned several titles, including Patthi (Cotton) Venkayya, Diamond Venkayya and Japan Venkayya. However, the name that stays forever is Jhanda (flag) Venkayya.
People in the city’s hinterland recall their deep connections with the freedom struggle and Partition that still evoke feelings of pride over the past and disappointment with the present.
The Salt Satyagraha of Ankola in 1929 was not just successful, but also inspired many others across the state to replicate the movement.
Chief Minister N Rangasamy said steps have been taken to include Puducherry's freedom struggle in Tamil Nadu's textbooks.