Call it ‘Veer Baal Diwas’.It’s participative programmes across the country to inform and educate the citizens, especially the young children, about the story of exemplary courage of the Sahibzades.
Literally, Sahibzada, an Arabic title, is a princely style or title equivalent to, or referring to a young prince.As such programme is meant to show case the story of exemplary courage of the Sahibzades.
Launched ahead of 2024 general elections, the Veer Baal Diwas programme appears to be a mega programme of the Modi government to out reach “ courageous” youth as “ Sahebzades.
This has gained significance since Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi himself participated in the programme marking ‘Veer Baal Diwas’ today at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi. On the occasion, Prime Minister also flagged off a march-past by youth in Delhi.
To mark this day, the Government is organising participative programmes all over the country for informing and educating the citizens, especially the young children, about the story of exemplary courage of the Sahibzades.
A digital exhibition detailing the life story and sacrifice of the Sahibzades will be displayed in schools and childcare institutions across the country. A film on ‘Veer Baal Diwas’ will also be screened nationwide.
Also, there will be various online competitions like interactive quizzes which will be organised through MYBharat and MyGov portals.
On the day of the Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, on January9,2022, Prime Minister had announced that December 26 will be observed as ‘Veer Bal Diwas’, to mark the martyrdom of Sri Guru Gobind Singh’s sons Sahibzadas Baba Zorawar Singh Ji and Baba Fateh Singh Ji.