|Death anniversary of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru|
True heroes: Children paying their respects to martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev at the ‘Balidan Divas' on Tuesday.
Vimala Acharya, mother of Major Padmapani Acharya who was killed while fighting intrusion in Kargil sector, and Girija, mother of Major J. Suresh Suri who was killed last year in a gun battle with militants in North Kashmir received honours from the organisers and a standing ovation from the audience.
Shailaja, mother of Raghunath Reddy, who achieved third rank in GATE despite his poverty, too was felicitated on the occasion.
Manoj Enani, the president of Bhagat Singh Seva Samiti, praised Bhagat Singh as patriot, social visionary, and philosopher.
Cultural performances by students from various government schools followed.