Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and senior leaders of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday observed the ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’ by paying tributes to people who lost their lives in the violent event.
Taking to Twitter, the chief minister said India’s partition was an extremely painful event that claimed the lives of many people.
“Our country’s partition in 1947 was an extremely painful event. While numerous people lost their lives, many of them were rendered homeless due to partition. On the occasion of Partition Horrors Remembrance Day, I pay my humble tributes to all those who lost their lives during the partition,” Patel tweeted.