Karnataka Governor visits house of freedom fighters, honours them

Published on Aug 09, 2022 04:17 PM IST

Quit India: Karnataka Governor visits house of freedom fighters, honours them

Karnataka Governor Thawarchand Gehlot honoured three freedom fighters on Tuesday. (Arunkumar Rao)
Karnataka Governor Thawarchand Gehlot honoured three freedom fighters on Tuesday. (Arunkumar Rao)
PTI | | Posted by Pathi Venkata Thadhagath

Karnataka Governor Thawarchand Gehlot on Tuesday honoured three freedom fighters here on the occasion of the 80th Quit India Movement anniversary and Independence Amruth Mahotsav (75 years).

The Governor was accompanied by Revenue Minister R Ashok and Higher Education Minister Ashwath Narayan. Gehlot, earlier in the day visited the residence of R Narayanappa, a freedom fighter and felicitated him, which was followed by a visit to Sankaranarayan Rao, an official release said.

The Governor then went to Nagabhushan Rao's house in Malleshwaram, honoured him and served sweets. Rao recalled his participation in the struggle for freedom. "It's our duty to respect and serve all of our freedom fighters and their families for their selfless dedication and sacrifices. Without them, we wouldn't be able to appreciate our freedom," the Governor said.

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