First Veer Bal Diwas: PM participates

First Veer Bal Diwas

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today participated in a historic programme marking Veer Bal Diwas at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi. On the day of the Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh on 9th January this year, Mr. Modi 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 attended a Shabad Kirtan performed by about three hundred Baal Kirtanis. He will also flag off a march-past by about three thousand children on the occasion.

In a tweet this morning, the Prime Minister recalled the courage of the Sahibzades and Mata Gujri Ji. Mr Modi said, the country also remember the courage of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

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.