Undying exploits of Kim Hyong Jik
Pyongyang, July 9 (KCNA) -- July 10 is the 109th birth anniversary of Kim Hyong Jik, an indomitable revolutionary fighter. With the approach of this anniversary, a large number of people have visited his statues in different parts of the country.
They look back with deep emotion the immortal feats he performed in the history of the Korean people's anti-Japanese national liberation struggle. He embarked on the road of revolution in his early years and devoted his all to the independence of the country and the happiness of the people.
He convened the historic Pyongyang meeting on March 23, Juche 6 (1917) and formed the Korean national association, the largest underground revolutionary organization in Korea at that time. The anti-Japanese organization embraced Koreans at home and abroad.
Kim Hyong Jik put forward policies of the proletarian revolution, revolutionary armed activities, etc. and rallied broad segments of people in the anti-Japanese struggle.
He advanced the idea of "Jiwon" (aim high) that the liberation of the country should be achieved through struggle continued generation after generation. He, under the motto of "Jiwon", brought up his children to be indomitable revolutionaries.
His idea was successfully materialized by President Kim Il Sung, his eldest son. The president liberated the country and built a powerful socialist state on this land.
The noble life and exploits of Kim Hyong Jik have always been kept in the memory of the Korean people.
His statues, museums and monuments were built in Kangdong county of Pyongyang, Sakju county of North Phyongan Province, Junggang county of Jagang Province and other places of the country associated with his revolutionary activities.
Schools, units and places were named after him. Among them are Kim Hyong Jik University of Education, Kim Hyong Jik Military Medical University, Kim Hyong Jik People's Hospital and Kim Hyong Jik county.
Feature films including "The Green Pine Tree" and "Dawn" have been released and books published on the basis of his life and activities. "Green Pine Standing on Nam Hill," "Song of Advance" and other songs created by him are still popular among the people.
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