Jammu Tawi, J&K (India), 1111th May 2020. National Panthers Party held ‘Online Conference’ at its Headquarters, J&K on the 163 anniversary of first War of Independence which British Government called Mutiny, 1857. The greatest message of this first War of Independence which was fought in Meerut in 1857 under the leadership of Rani Jhansi with the support & effective combination of representatives/soldiers of all religious groups and leaders. This War of Independence which was fought jointly by Bahadur Shah Zaffar of Delhi, Molvi Ahmed Shah, Tatya Tope, Khan Bahadur Khan, Hazrat Mahal, Azimullah Khan and Shahyada Firoz Shah under the leadership of Rani Jhansi against the British Rulers. It was a real demonstration of Hindu-Muslim-Sikh unity. This was the foundation of India’s Movement of Independence which continued till 1947 when India was granted Independence by the same British Rulers in 1857. The Panthers Party leadership conveyed this message of One India, Secular India, Progressive India, Democratic India to all its workers/leadership & to all brethren political friends all over the country.
Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of J&K National Panthers Party recalled that the Britishers played the most heinous crime by dividing the people of India by spreading false propaganda and provoking some individuals to divide India in 1947.
While praising Rani Jhansi and other leaders of different religious groups for the great sacrifice they gave in 1857 which sowed the seats of India’s freedom struggle.
This first War of India’s Independence refreshes this slogan that India’s freedom, no one, none can hurt or demolish as long as we the Indians shall stand together with our secular/democratic commitment that we had demonstrated in 1857.
The prominent participants in the ‘Online Conference’ included Shri Harsh Dev Singh, Chairman, Shri Balwant Singh Mankotia, State President, Shri P.K. Ganju, Sr. State Vice President, Ch. Mohd. Iqbal, Mr. Masood Andrabi, Vice Presidents, Ms. Anita Thakur, Mrs. Manju Singh, Mr. Yash Paul Kundal, General Secretaries, Mr. Bansi Lal Sharma Advocate, Advisor, S. Parmjeet Singh Marshal, Provincial President-PTU & Mr. Sanjoy Sachdev, National Advisor-NPP.