Bhopal, August 15, 2015 (Muslim Saleem): Chief Minister Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan has extended hearty greetings to people of the state and country on Independence Day. In his message, the Chief Minister wished that may the auspicious occasion of Independence Day bring a new message of development and prosperity to the country and state. He urged people to resolve on this occasion to safeguard at every cost the independence attained due to sacrifices of martyrs. They should also resolve to contribute their best for development of the state and country. He urged people of the state to contribute to state’s development with renewed vigour and commitment. Governor Mr. Ram Naresh Yadav has extended greetings and best wishes to people of the state on country’s 69th Independence Day. Remembering sacrifices of known and unknown freedom fighters, the Governor paid tributes to them. The Governor exhorted people to contribute their best for country’s development, unity and integrity drawing inspiration from sacrifices, personalities and ideals of freedom fighters who strived for country’s independence under leadership of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi.