Ministry of Education Celebrates Veer Baal Diwas

Ministry of Education Celebrates Veer Baal Diwas

Last Updated Dec - 27 - 2023, 06:48 PM | Source : PIB | Visitors : 15

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the Veer Bal Diwas ceremony at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi, where he witnessed martial arts exhibitions by youngsters.
Ministry of Education Celebrates Veer Baal Diwas

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, attended a ceremony commemorating 'Veer Bal Diwas' at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi today, where he watched a recital and three martial arts exhibitions by youngsters.

In his address to the gathering, the Hon'ble Prime Minister stated that the country is commemorating and drawing inspiration from Veer Sahibzade's eternal sacrifices as a new chapter of Veer Bal Diwas unfolds for India in the Azadi Ka Amrit Kaal. The live transmission of the program was seen by a large number of students and instructors.

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The wholehearted engagement of educational institutions and schools on Veer Baal Diwas created a collective sense of pride and unity & reinforced the importance of remembering and honoring such acts for future generations.

Last year, Government of India had decided to commemorate 26th December every year as “Veer Baal Diwas” to pay homage to the great valour and supreme sacrifice of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji , the younger sons of the tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh ji.

In order to commemorate Veer Baal Diwas 2023, various interactive and participative programswere conducted during the run up to the day in all schools of States/UTs and Autonomous Bodies under Department of School Education & Literacy. This collaborative effort resulted in enthusiastic participation of more than 52 lakh students, teachers and stakeholders.

Various activities like special assemblies, essay, poetry and painting competitions, screening of short films and stories recounting the valour of the Sahibzades were held in schools across the country. A digital exhibition detailing the life story and sacrifice of the Sahibzades was also displayed.

The Ministry of Education in collaboration with MyGov also organised an interactive online quiz curated by CBSE which saw the participation of more than 1.3 lakh people nationwide. Students acquainted themselves with the inspiring lives and noble deeds of Sahibzadas.

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