Punjab Chief Secretary Mr Anurag Verma on Sunday said that under the visionary leadership of Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, all out efforts will be made for realising the dreams of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh.
The Chief Secretary, who was here to pay floral tributes to great martyr at his native village, said that his every action will be guided by the ideals of Shaheed-e-Aazam Bhagat Singh. He said that blessed is this land which has given birth to a great leader like Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh.
Mr Anurag Verma said that he is fortunate to have got a chance to visit this sacred land for paying tributes to the iconic martyr who laid down his life at the altar of the national freedom struggle.
The Chief Secretary said that he will leave stone unturned for realising dream of Shaheed-e-Aazam Bhagat Singh by ensuring meticulous implementation of pro-people and development oriented policies of state government.
He said that though most of dreams of the great martyr have been fulfilled but still a number of them are remaining which will be realised soon. Mr Anurag Verma said that the entire nation will always be indebted to this martyr who sacrificed his life at a young age of 23 years for emancipating the country from the clutches of British imperialism.
The Chief Secretary said that martyrdom of Shaheed Bhagat Singh at a young age had motivated the youth to join national freedom struggle thereby leading to independence of the country.
He said that Shaheed-e-Aazam will ever remain a source of inspiration for the millions of youth to render selfless service to the nation. Mr Verma also said that the youth of the state should follow the footsteps of Shaheed Bhagat Singh to make India a progressive and prosperous country.
The Chief Secretary categorically said that though there are numerous challenges before the state but under the leadership of Chief Minister all these will be overcome to make Punjab a front ranking state in the country.
He asserted that Punjab was having a decisive government which is providing clean, transparent and responsive governance to the people. He also said that a detailed plan will also be chalked out for further giving a facelift to this memorial.Earlier, Chief Secretary paid tributes at the samadhi of Shaheed-e-Aazam Bhagat Singh and his father Late S.Kishan Singh.