New Delhi: 19/06/2016
Time to stand against injustice – CM @ArvindKejriwal
New Delhi : For the first time in the history of the capital city, a light and sound show program to commemorate the martyrdom of the Sikh General Baba Banda Singh Bahadur was organized by the Delhi Government in the heart of Delhi.
On the occasion of the 300th year of martyrdom of the great Sikh General Baba Banda Singh Bahadur, a light and sound show program was arranged by the Punjabi Academy, an organization of Delhi Government under the Department of Art, Culture and Language, on Saturday, 18th June 2016, in the Central Park, Rajeev Chowk (Connaught Place). The commemorative program was attended by Sh. @ArvindKejriwal, CM, besides the MLA’s Somanth Bharti (Malviya Nagar), Jarnail Singh (Rajouri Garden), Jagdeep Singh (Hari Nagar), Rajesh Rishi (Janak Puri), Jarnail Singh (Tilak Nagar).
Addressing the audience, Mr. @ArvindKejriwal said, “Heroes like Baba Banda Singh Bahadur are a source of inspiration for the next generation. Knowing the lives of such great personalities we come to know how to stand against injustice and fight against the atrocities of the oppressive rulers. This great hero went to Punjab, won tthe great battle without much resources, gave relief to the common man and established a true democratic state in Punjab, though short-lived”. Mr Kejriwal cited the example of the rule of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur as good governance , where he was committed to the ideals of justice and equality, and there was a general sense of religious and political freedom under his rule.
Ms Kanchan Bhupal ,Ms Swati Sachdeva , Mr Baljit Singh and Mr Jaswant Singh Arora members of governing council made their efforts to make the program a great success.
Mr Sarbhjot Singh Grover member Governing Council Punjabi Academy achored the programme in a very well .
Mr. Gurbhej Singh Guraya, Secretary, Punjabi Academy stressed upon the need of such programs to inculcate the feeling of social justice and equality in the society.