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Mumbai: Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar during a press conference in Mumbai on Friday. PTI Photo(PTI6_13_2014_000174B)
Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday clarified his stand after he made a blooper as he took names of former Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in the list of revolutionaries who laid their lives for independence.

Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday clarified his stand after he made a blooper as he took names of former Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in the list of revolutionaries who laid their lives for independence.

In a series of tweet Javadekar wrote:

Earlier, At a rally at Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara Javdekar said, “The fight for independence that began in 1857 ended 90 years later when we threw the British out. We salute freedom fighters…. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Sardar Patel, Pandit (Jawahar Lal Nehru), Bhagat Singh and Rajguru who were hanged.” the veteran BJp leader said while taking part in ‘Tiranga Yatra’.

Javdekar has recently been promoted to cabinet rank and given the education ministry; he was earlier MoS (independent charge) in environment ministry.

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