Dec 26 (NSD AIR) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in a historic programme marking Veer Bal Diwas at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in Delhi today. On the day of the Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh on 9th January this year, Prime Minister had announced that 26th December will be observed as Veer Bal Diwas to mark the martyrdom of Sri Guru Gobind Singh’s sons Sahibzadas Baba Zorawar Singh and Baba Fateh Singh.
During the programme, the Prime Minister will attend a Shabad Kirtan performed by about three hundred Baal Kirtanis. Our Correspondent reports that Mr Modi will also flag off a march-past by about three thousand children in Delhi.
The Government is organising interactive and participative programmes all over the country to inform and educate the citizens, especially young children, about the story of exemplary courage of the Sahibzades. In this endeavour, essay writing, quiz competitions and other activities will be organised in schools and colleges across the country. Digital exhibitions will be set up at public places like railway stations, airports, and petrol pumps. The programmes will be organised across the country, where dignitaries will narrate the life story and sacrifice of the Sahibzades.