Nagpur: “The spirit behind recent air-strikes by the brave hearts of the Indian Air Force reinforces the vision of the great freedom fighter Veer Savarkar,” said RSS Sarsanghachalak Shri Mohan Bhagwat on March 5 while paying tribute to the great freedom fighter on his death anniversary. He said the courageous air-strike was befitting tribute to the 40 CRPF jawans martyred in Pulwama. The function was organised by Swatantrya Veer Savarkar Smarak Samiti where Shri Bhagwat also gave away the prestigious Swatantraveer Savarkar Gaurav Puruskar to veteran scientist and renowned thinker Dr Vijay Bhatkar.
Shri Mohan Bhagwat presenting Swatantraveer Savarkar Gaurav Puruskar to veteran scientist Dr Vijay Bhatkar
“Accomplishment of the mission on the death anniversary of Veer Savarkar is like a true shradh for the 40 martyrs” Shri Bhagwat mentioned. Referring to Veer Savarkar’s teachings on national security, he opined that India needs to be powerful in all aspects as the world only understands the language of strength. “Large section of the society used to criticise Savarkar for his unconventional views, but the great man never distracted from his ideas and now we could sense the reflection of his ideas,” he added.