PM Modi Pays Homage To Heroes Of India’s First War Of Independence

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid homage to all those who were a part of the events of 1857 for their outstanding courage.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said;

“On this day in 1857 began the historic First War of Independence, which ignited a spirit of patriotism among our fellow citizens and contributed to the weakening of colonial rule. I pay homage to all those who were a part of the events of 1857 for their outstanding courage.”

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During one of the events of May 10, 1857, Indian sepoys, fueled by anger over the issue of new gunpowder cartridges for the Enfield rifle, had attacked British officers and marched towards Delhi. The uprising that began in Meerut, later spread to Delhi, Agra, Kanpur, and Lucknow.

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