28 March Tuesday

Dheeraj Martyr Stupa Inaugural Opens Up Sea Of Memories

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Wednesday Jan 11, 2023

Kannur : Slogans of “Comrade Dheeraj, you’re not dying…” filled the air as martyr stupa  for Dheeraj Rajendran   was unveiled amidst hundreds that thronged to witness the moment.

Dheeraj’s father Rajendran and mother Pushkala  were among the many that sobbed  from tearful memory of his smiling face.  

SFI State President K Anushree received the Deepashikha(flame torch) from the athletes that rallied accompanied by  White volunteers. ALL India General Secretary Mayukh Biswas  hoisted the torch in front of Dheeraj’s Martyr Stupa.

The memorial stupa was unveiled by CPI(M)  State Secretary MV Govindan and red-white balloons rose to the sky amid  slogans resounding all over.

The stupa was sculpted by Unni Kannai and stands next to Dheeraj’s house where his mortal remains rest.  Carved into the memorial rockstone is Dheeraj’s face rising from burning leaves of book. A bright flag with redblood star also stands beside.

Dheeraj Rajedran, was stabbed to death by Youth Congress goons at government engineering college in Idukki on 10 January 2022.