As is well known, on January 20, 1990, the pro-Armenian Soviet Army committed a barbaric crime against the peaceful civilians of our country.
Nevertheless, armless, yet patriotic fellow countrymen put up resistance against the troops brought to the city. Each year, following the instructions of the esteemed President Ilham Aliyev, a series of events are held in the country, dedicated to the history of this bloody event. Although 29 years have passed since the date of this decisive struggle for freedom and independence of the people, which ended tragically, those perished, wounded in the 20th January tragedy, as well as veterans are remembered with great respect by our people, both in our republic and the fellow countrymen residing abroad, at different levels.
The objective of the event jointly organized by the State Housing Development Agency and the Nasimi District Organization of the New Azerbaijan Party on 15.01.2019 was to convey the role and significance of the 20th January - the history of our pride and heroism, in regaining our independence to future generations, by popularizing this date.
Speaking at the event, the head of the Nasimi District Organization of the New Azerbaijan Party, an official of the State Housing Development Agency and the head of the 20th January Association’s Nasimi district department gave information about the history and significance of the 20th January - National Mourning Day, to the audience and, in particular, the youth. Family members of martyrs perished during the bloody January events and disabled people attended the event.
At the end of the event, held in the administrative building of the district organization, they were provided aids by the organizers.