.........BHUBANESWAR: As the country celebrates the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement, speakers at a function in Odisha's Jajpur district said the sacrifice of freedom fighters should be the message for next generation.
Addressing the function to mark the death anniversary of veteran freedom fighter Brundaban Tripathy at Baliapada village of Jajpur district, senior Parliamentarian Bhartuhari Mahatab said the next generation should be made aware about the supreme sacrifice made by the freedom fighters. “Gandhiji's message of non-violence would never die,” he said.
Government Chief Whip Amar Prasad Satpathy said Mahatma Gandhi's Quit India Movement had created public awareness on Independence in nook and corner of the country, including Odisha. Addressing the meeting organised by Jajpur District Freedom Fighters' Samiti, Satpathy said similar campaign should be created to fight against corruption and other evils.Former Minister Surendra Nath Nayak, BJD legislator Arun Kumar Sahoo (MLA) and freedom fighter Nilamani Samal addressed the function on Sunday, among others.