NEW DELHI: On the 78th anniversary of Quit India Movement, President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday remembered millions of freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for India's independence.
"On the 78th anniversary of #QuitIndiaMovement, we gratefully remember millions of our freedom fighters who sacrificed their all for our Independence. Their courage and patriotism continue to inspire us to work for a prosperous and ever stronger India. #SalutingFreedomFighters," the President tweeted.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah also remembered the "brave fighters of this revolution".
"The "Quit India Movement", popularly known as the August Revolution, challenged the British Government from the smallest village in the country to the big cities. Today, on the 78th anniversary of this movement, I remember all the brave fighters of this revolution and salute them," he tweeted.
The Quit India Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi on August 8, 1941, during the Second World War, demanding an end of British Rule Read More – Source