New Delhi, Jan 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid rich tributes to the iconic freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai on his birth anniversary.
"Salute to the brave son of mother India, Punjab Kesari Lala Lajpat Rai on his birth anniversary. His sacrifice for the independence of the country will always inspire the countrymen," the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter in Hindi.
Popularly called 'Punjab Kesari', he was one third of the Lal Bal Pal triumvirate along with Bal Gangadhar Tilak and legendary Bipin Chandra Pal. Born on January 28, 1865, Lala Lajpat Rai breathed his last on November 17, 1928. (UNI)