He mentioned the Congress experienced performed an vital part in strengthening the country’s freedom, but “for the duration of the last 4 and a half yrs, the BJP laid emphasis on things which could adversely have an affect on India’s historical past”.
“This can once again endanger country’s freedom,” he mentioned.
Manmohan Singh was talking at the re-launch ‘Navjivan’, a Hindi newspaper that was to start with released in 1919 by Mahatma Gandhi but was closed a number of instances in the course of the British regime.
“I want to attraction to the people today that they must recognize how the current governing administration is using the country on a erroneous route and there is a need to have to strongly battle from it,” he stated, including former primary minister Jawaharlal Nehru had at the time reported that “Flexibility is in peril, defend it with all its could.”
He explained Punjab had played a very important position in the struggle for country’s freedom.
The celebration was attended by Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and other party workers.
Congress chief and Affiliated Journals Limited chairman Motilal Vora on the occasion stated immediately after Mahatma Gandhi was despatched to jail in 1920, he experienced asked Jawaharlal Nehru to operate the paper.
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh could not go to the event owing to unwell-health.
“I regret not currently being capable to go to the perform, as I’ve been encouraged mattress relaxation by the medical doctors,” he tweeted.