Ratnagiri: The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti organised a ‘Krantigatha’ (Saga of Revolution) exhibition at 6 places in the district with assistance from local devout Hindus and self-defence class attendees. The exhibitions were held at Lanja, Ratnagiri, Sawarde and Chiplun.
The main purpose of putting up the ‘Krantigatha’ exhibition is to make everyone aware about the revolutionaries, their bravery and sacrifices. They were the ones who who sacrificed everything in the yajna to obtain freedom. The Hindu Janajagruti Samiti held this exhibition from 1st to 15th August, which witnessed attendance by over 1000 youth from schools and colleges across the district.
Reactions to the Krantigatha exhibition, and assistance by local devout Hindus
After seeing the exhibition, many expressed their thoughts and said that all these years they did not know the revolutionaries and about their sacrifices. The attendees said that the exhibition was enlightening and that they would try to share this information with their family and friends.
Devout Hindus who attended the exhibition expressed their intention to put up such an exhibition in their area, while some have already done so.
1. Thrilled to learn about the revolutionaries, great men and valorous women.
2. Will not longer follow the British who oppressed our nation. Many expressed the opinion that they would greet others with Jai Shri Ram instead of Hello.
3. Some said that they were atheists, but said that they had a change of heart and would greet others with Jai Shri Ram.