PM Modi pays tribute to Lala Lajpat Rai on birth anniversary


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai on his birth anniversary.

Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister wrote, “Salute to the brave son of mother India, Punjab Kesari Lala Lajpat Rai on his birth anniversary. His saga of sacrificing his life for the independence of the country will always inspire the countrymen.”



Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also remembered Rai as an exceptional leader and mention while paying tribute to the leader.



Lala Lajpat Rai, popularly known as Punjab Kesari played a pivotal role in India’s Independence movement.

Lala Lajpat Rai (28 January 1865 – 17 November 1928) was one of India’s most celebrated freedom fighters. His ideology of nationalism and zealous patriotism earned him the title, ‘Punjab Kesari’ and ‘Lion of Punjab’.

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