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JAMMU: The Shaheed Swabhimaan Yatra organised by Swabhimaan Desh Ka organisation, taken out with the aim to create consciousness in people towards martyrs, reached Jammu City on Wednesday after covering several other states in the country.
“The mission is not just creating consciousness but also moving ahead with a purpose to compile data regarding former-servicemen and martyrs at national level and to request the government for improvement of living conditions, status and employment opportunities for the family members of martyrs,” ‘Swabhimaan Desh Ka’ National President Surender Singh Bidhuri told reporters here.
“We are establishing of a huge statue in memory of Shaeed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh and for the purpose soil from all states of India be brought,” he said.
Besides the statue, a museum and an institute would also be established in memory of the brave freedom fighters and martyrs, he added. “Such establishments will not only have experts who would inform people about the bravehearts of the country but also teach the lesson of nationalism to the coming generations of the country,” he said.
The Yatra, he said, had started from India Gate in New Delhi on Shaheed Bhagat Singh Diwas on March 23 and covered Rajasthan, Gujurat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Talengana, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh.
The Yatra would further move to Ramban and will reach Srinagar on June 14 and finish on June 24 after covering a distance of 25,000 km in 90-day, he said.
The Yatra is set to cover all the 29 States of the country and finally culminate at New Delhi.
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