The statue of Veer Durgadas Rathores is unveiled by the defence minister on his birthday.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveils statue of Veer Durgadas Rathore . Rathore was a symbol of courage, valour, and dedication to self .

India Jodhpur (Rajasthan), August 13: On his 385th birthday, Rajasthan's Jodhpur, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh unveiled the statue of Veer Durgadas Rathore, a symbol of courage, valour, and dedication to self, Singh tweeted, translated from Hindi.Following the death of Maharaja Jaswant Singh in the 17th century, Veer Durgadas Rathore single-handedly preserved the rule of the Rathore dynasty over Marwar (Jodhpur), people from all around the region are staging a Tiranga rally on Monday to commemorate India's 75th anniversary of independence, which is being hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modis.He encouraged people to participate in the Har Ghar Tiranga movement.PM Modi praised the Indian nation for its three-color flag, which was also a symbol of the nation's pride, our dedication to the future, and our hopes for the future, he said in a speech to the nation on Wednesday.