Amritsar, Apr 13 (PTI) Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Samiti today paid floral tribute to those killed in the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre here.

The family members of Sukhdev and Chandra Shekhar Azad were also present in the 99th anniversary of the massacre which in which thousands of people were killed.

Addressing the gathering, Amit Azad, nephew of martyr Chandra Shekhar Azad said, “we worship great leaders but we also need to learn from their great character which should be adopted by each one in order to make nation as per dreams of our revolutionaries who scarified their lives for the freedom.” Speaking on the occasion, Vishal Nayyar, the grandson of martyr Sukdev, said Punjab is a land of freedom fighters and brave people.

“We all have to follow the footsteps of such personalities to root out all the evils of caste and creed to make the nation healthier, stronger and happier,” he said.

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