Odisha News Insight

Sehwag pays tributes to Baji Rout on Children’s Day

Virender Sehwag-Baji RoutInsight Bureau:  At a time when the entire nation is observing Children’s Day on Tuesday, former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag remembered the youngest Martyr of India’s freedom struggle, Shaheed Baji Rout from Nilakanthpur in Odisha.

In a series of tweets, Sehwag described about the courage of Baji Rout, who was on guard of a country boat and denied the British troop to ferry them across river Brahamani and later killed by the British police.

In this regard Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed his gratitude to Sehwag for remembering Baji Rout, who is the symbol of true Odia Pride.