The day, also referred to as Marathwada Mukti Sangram Din, observes the anniversary of the area’s accession to the Indian Union after the Nizam of Hyderabad was defeated by Indian troops
Yearly, 17 September is marked as Marathwada Liberation Day within the state of Maharashtra. The day, also referred to as Marathwada Mukti Sangram Din, observes the anniversary of the area’s accession to the Indian Union after the Nizam of Hyderabad was defeated by Indian troops.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray supplied tribute to the martyrs who helped the area acquire independence from the Nizam. The chief minister additionally participated in a flag-hoisting ceremony as properly.
मुख्यमंत्री उद्धव बाळासाहेब ठाकरे यांनी मराठवाडा मुक्तीसंग्राम दिनानिमित्त पुष्पचक्र अर्पण करून हुतात्म्यांना विनम्र अभिवादन केले. pic.twitter.com/o7XsLTIyGq
— CMO Maharashtra (@CMOMaharashtra) September 17, 2021
After India gained independence on 15 August 1947, the princely states got the choice to affix both of the newly created nations – India and Pakistan. Barring a couple of states like Hyderabad, Junagadh and Kashmir, most princely states merged into the Indian Union.
Hyderabad, then underneath the rule of Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan Bahadoor, selected to stay impartial. To stop any challenges to the unity of the Indian Union, the federal government launched “Operation Polo” to include the princely state, which included the areas of Telangana, Marathwada, and 4 districts of Karnataka.
On 13 September 1948, the Indian troops infiltrated from Solapur, quickly gaining territory. On 17 September, Jan Al Idris, the military chief of the Nizam’s forces surrendered. The Nizam surrendered as properly on the identical day and Hyderabad was annexed to the Indian Union.
The Marathwada Liberation Day is a state vacation in Maharashtra, with rallies and seminars being held yearly throughout the area. Karnataka additionally observes the day yearly. Whereas the state of Telangana doesn’t mark the day as of but, folks have demanded the federal government observe the day.
This yr, a number of notable politicians marked the Marathwada Liberation Day, together with Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari and Amit Shah.
मराठवाडा मुक्ती संग्राम दिनाच्या हार्दिक शुभेच्छा. मुक्ती संग्राम लढ्यातील सर्व हुतात्म्यांना सादर नमन. pic.twitter.com/E1b1EG8cQ2
— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) September 17, 2021
Union House Minister Amit Shah marked the event, saying that he bows to the ” brave martyrs who fought against the cruelties of Razakars and Nizams”.
Greetings to the folks of Telangana and the Marathwada area on #HyderabadLiberationDay.
On this historic day, I bow to the courageous martyrs who fought towards the cruelties of Razakars and Nizams.
Nation will at all times stay indebted for his or her supreme sacrifices. pic.twitter.com/zy4LJDGlKf
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 17, 2021
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