New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to participate in a programme marking ‘Veer Bal Diwas’ at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Delhi on 26th December.
“During the programme, the PM will attend a ‘Shabad Kirtan’ performed by about three hundred Baal Kirtanis,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said in a statement, adding that on the occasion, he will also flag off a march-past by about three thousand children in Delhi.
The union government is planning to celebrate the occasion at a grand level and make it informative with the help of multiple mediums.
“The government is organising interactive and participative programmes all over the country to inform and educate the citizens, especially the young children, about the story of exemplary courage of the Sahibzades,” the statement said.
“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, petrol pumps, airports etc,” it added.
All over the country, programmes will be organised where dignitaries will narrate the life story and sacrifice of the Sahibzades, the PMO said.
On the day of the Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh, on 9th January 2022, 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.