Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took to twitter to thank people for joining public meeting in Chandrashekhar Azad’s birthplace Bhabra.
PM Modi tweeted:
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 9, 2016
Modi is the first Prime Minister to visit the birthplace of Azad, Madhya Pradesh minister Vishwas Sarang said.
The PM paid floral tributes at the statue of Azad at his birthplace, known as ‘Azad Kutia’.
Bhabhra was rechristened as Chandrashekhar Azad Nagar by the BJP government in memory of the revolutionary leader.
The Prime Minister, accompanied by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, also visited an exhibition based on Azad’s life.