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CM hoists national flag at AMC to mark Liberation Movement day in Marathwada region

CM hoists national flag at AMC to mark Liberation Movement day in Marathwada region

Maharahstra state Chief minister Devendra Fadanvis on Monday hoisted the national flag after paying floral tributes to the martyrs to mark of the 70th anniversary of the Marathwada Mukti-Sangram day ( Liberation Movement day) at the Aurangabad Muncipal Corporation's (AMC) Siddarath garden here. While speaking on this occasion, Mr Fadanvis highlighted the numbers of works and measures related to Marathwada region undertaken by the his government.

On September 17,1948 Marathwada region got freedom from seventh Nizam rule Mir Osman Ali under the leadership of late Swami Ramanand Tirth and other Senior freedom fighters who were fought toget independence to region.

City mayor Nandkumar Ghodele, Guardian Minister Dr Dipak Sawant Transport Minister Divakar Raote,MP Chandrakant Khaire , local MLAs including senior freedom fighters were among those present on the occasion. In premises of Aurangabad Bench of Bombay High Court and different government offices,schools,colleges , including Campus of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University flag hoisting ceremony was held on this occasion.

Though, the country had got independence on August 15 ,1947 few of the states such as Hyderabad, Kashmir and Junagarh continued to rule by the traditional statesmen. In those days Marathwada, Telangana and some part of the Karnataka was in the Hyderabad Nizam state freedom fighters led by Swami Ramananda Teerth fought the battle for the independence of the Marathwada region from the Hyderabad state. Several freedom fighters died in a police action on Sep 13,1948 , before the region got independence on Sep 17,1948, when the ruler of the Hyderabad state Nizam surrendered before the central Government forces.

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