Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said there were many “unsung heroes” who sacrificed their lives during the country’s freedom struggle but it is unfortunate that generations are not aware of their struggle.
Laying the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, the Prime Minister said that 21st century India is rectifying the mistakes made in the last century.
PM Narendra Modi visits exhibition models of Aligarh node of UP Defence Industrial Corridor. UP CM Yogi Adityanath was also present.
PM Modi will also lay the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh. pic.twitter.com/bH9Yk7LrN7
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“There were many great personalities who sacrificed their everything during the freedom struggle of the country but their struggle stories have remained untold. Many generations do not know their stories. The 21st century India is correcting those mistakes made during the 20th century.”
“As a Prime Minister of the country, I feel privileged that I am laying the foundation stone of a university being built in the memory of a visionary and great freedom fighter like Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh,” PM Modi said.
“Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh ji not only fought for the independence of India, but he also contributed actively in the foundation of building the future of India. He used his experience to modernise the education system of the country,” he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. The Prime Minister also visited the Aligarh node of the Uttar Pradesh Defense Industrial Corridor and the exhibition model of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University.
UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were also present. The university is being established by the state government in the memory and honor of the great freedom fighter, educationist and social reformer Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh.
The University is being set up in a total area of over 92 acres at village Lodha and village Musepur Kareem Jarouli of Aligarh’s Kol tehsil. It will provide affiliation to 395 colleges of the Aligarh Division, informed the official communique.