Subhash Chandra addressed the gathering at the event by Zee Uttar Pradesh – Uttarakhand to pay tribute to the great service and sacrifices made by our soldiers.
In his video message, Subhash Ji said, “It is a very satisfactory thing for Zee Uttar Pradesh – Uttarakhand that we have received the love and adoration of army officers, jawans and their families.” He saluted the bravery of the Param Vir Chakra Awardee Subedar-Major Yogendra Singh Yadav who was in attendance there.
“Today, not just us but the entire nation is mourning. During this time of immense grief, I pray to God that he gives strength to endure this bereavement to the families of the soldiers who lost their lives in the gruesome Pulwama attack,” he said condemning the terrorist recent attack.
“The nation is angry. There is a feeling of vengeance among the people. The conviction with which the Prime Minister has given assurance to the people, we have full confidence that Bharat will destroy and give a fitting reply to the terrorists, terror group leaders, and their breeding ground,” he added.
Elaborating on how grateful the nation is to the priceless service of the soldiers, Subhash Ji said, “Because the able soldiers and formidable army exists, our nation exists. Because our nation exists, we exist.”
Zee group has each year over the past 15 years consistently held the event ‘Ek Shaam Shaheedon Ke Naam’ in different parts of the country to pay homage to the selfless soldiers and keep them alive in our memories. Subhash Ji thanked each person in attendance for their presence at this year’s event in Lucknow. “I hope that each of us here will keep the memories of our brave martyrs alive by bowing in respect to them, and keep in mind that it is because of them that we can sleep peacefully at night. They combat our enemies not only at our borders but also inside the nation.” he further said.
Expressing gratitude to the courageous soldiers and security forces, Subhash Ji said, “जो चले गए वो लौट कर नहीं आएँगे, परसदियों तक उनकी जाँबाज़ी के किससे, उनकी शौर्यगाथा देश तो प्रेरित करती रहेगी| Not just this evening but our entire life is dedicated to you.”
The event dedicated to our nations brave hearts was also attended by honourable Governor of Uttar Pradesh Shri Ram Naik and honourable Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri Dinesh Sharma and other Ministers from UP state government.