Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh paid tributes to the martyrs of Iram in Bhadrak during his visit to the district on Sunday.
“The Nation will never forget the sacrifice of freedom fighters like Gopabandhu Das, Buxi Jagadbandhu, Veer Surendra Sai and Madhusudan Das who were martyred on Sept 28, 1942” Singh said.
Speaking about the Pulwama terror attack in which 42 CRPF jawans were killed, the Union Home Minister said the armed forces have been given a free hand to deal with the perpetrators of the crime.
Paying tributes to Prasanna Sahu and Manoj Kumar Behera, the two CRPF jawans from the state who were among the 42 martyred in the Pulwama attack, he said their sacrifice will not go in vain.
One minute silence was observed before he addressed the booth-level party workers in Ranital.
The Home Minister appealed the party workers to reach out to the voters with the good work done by the Narendra Modi government.