Government Should Declassify Files Of All Freedom Fighters: Bhagat Singh's Nephew

15/10/2015 1:37 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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An Indian policeman stands in front of huge kites with portraits of scholar and Hindu spiritual leader Swami Vivekanand, left, and freedom fighter Bhagat Singh during the International Kite Festival at white sand in the Rann of Kutch, a seasonal salt marsh located in the Thar Desert, in Dhordo, about 500 kilometers (311 miles) from Ahmadabad, India, Friday, Jan. 10, 2014. The International Kite Festival has become a highly popular and successful event and is part of the Gujarat state Tourism’s strategy to develop fairs and festival to showcase and promote the culture and tourism offerings of the state. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)

MOHALI -- The nephew of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, Abhay Singh Sandhu, on Thursday said the government will be approached for declassification of files of all freedom fighters who laid their lives for the sake of the country's independence.

Sandhu said that his family has raised some issues on martyr Bhagat Singh including the naming of the airport and added that the family is looking forward for a meeting with the government over the issue. He also urged that the government should not hide anything.

Sandhu's remark comes a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met family of legendary freedom fighter Subhash Chandra Bose and assured them of declassification of his files.

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