Rich tributes paid to Bhagat Singh,Rajguru,Sukhdev
Chief Minister laid a wreath at the statue of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh and also paid floral tributes at the memorial of the great martyr’s father, Sardar Kishan Singh.Captain Amarinder Singh also dedicated to the nation the Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh Memorial and Museum to commemorate the sacrifices of the great martyrs.
Earlier, paying glowing tributes to the great sons of the soil, Navjot Singh Sidhu urged the youth to seek inspiration from their supreme sacrifice to imbibe themselves with the spirit of patriotism. He said that students in schools/colleges and even higher institutes of learning should be brought to the Memorial and Museum here at Khatkar Kalan to connect them with Punjab’s rich legacy of nationalism and patriotism.
At a special function at Khatkar Kalan among the special invitees at the programme were the family members of Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh, including Abhey Singh Sandhu, Harjiwanpal Singh Gill, Jagjiwanpal Singh Gill, Kiranjit Sandhu, Manjeet Kaur, Anshuka and Anushpriya. Family members of Shaheed Sukhdev, including Ashok Thapar, Karan Thapar, Sandeep Thapar, Tribhuvan Thapar, Subhash Thapar and Vinod Thapar were also present.
Through out Punjab special functions were organised in schools, colleges,organisations to pay tributes to great martyrs.