Charanjit Singh Channi, Congress Committee of Punjab Pradesh, Congress, Congress of Punjab, Government of Punjab, Government of Punjab, Punjab, Chief Minister of Punjab, Decision of the Punjab Cabinet
“The events that unfolded in Fatehgarh Sahib and Chamkaur Sahib during the winter months brought about a huge transformation in history. The supreme sacrifice of Sahibzadas and Sikh soldiers would continue to be an inspiration to eternity. The effort made by the school education department to connect schoolchildren to the sagas of martyrdom and ethical values is commendable. These views were expressed by Sri Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh during the webinar on “Jeevat Kayi Hazaar” organized by the Department of Education to sensitize the younger generation to the unrivaled sacrifice of the family of Sri Guru Gobind Singh. Ji. Education Minister Pargat Singh had instructed all educational institutions in the state to hold special sessions dedicated to the martyrdom of four sahibazadas. In accordance with this, the department organized this webinar with the assistance of the Sikh Alliance in which nearly 14 lakh students from 3,300 schools participated through EDUSAT. In his recorded message, Giani Harpreet Singh said that in bygone times, the elderly inspired their children with the heroic tales of Sikh history, but modern youth are moving away from their rich heritage, which is why the Department of Education deserves praise. He also pleaded for this glorious heritage to be part of the school curriculum.
Education Minister Pargat Singh said that these landmark events that unfold during the winter months contain the glorious annals of resistance to tyranny and oppression. “The supreme sacrifice made by Baba Ajit Singh Ji and Baba Jujhar Singh Ji to Sri Chamkaur Sahib and Mata Gujri Ji and Baba Zorawar Singh Ji and Baba Fateh Singh Ji to Fatehgarh Sahib is unparalleled in the history of the world and these events inspire us all stand up for truth and justice, “said Pargat Singh while stressing that during historic occasions, educational institutions should organize programs lasting a minimum of one hour. Sri Guru Gobind Singh’s family Ji was against no religion but against the tyranny and cruelty unleashed by the government of the day. He added that in this war of justice waged by the Guru Sahib, many Muslims such as Peer Buddhu Shah, Gani Khan, Nabi Khan and Nawab Malerkotla Sher Muhammad Khan also raised their voices against oppression. The whole family of Guru Sahib has achieved martyrdom by serving the cause of humanity. The present generation should be inspired by the sacri fice of the sahibzadas who were martyred at a very young age, added Imam Shahi. Earlier, Parampal Singh of the Sikh Alliance thanked the Minister of Education for taking such an initiative to guide young people through our glorious past. The competition was skillfully performed by Sukhdev Singh. On this occasion, public high school students Sohana Gurjot Kaur and Tanisha Sharma expressed their views on the life and martyrdom of the Sahibzadas and recited poems. They were also congratulated on the occasion. Other people present included the chairman of the Punjab School Education Board, Professor Yograj, the deputy head of the education department Gurjot Singh and Amritpal Singh, Varundeep, Simranjit Singh and Harsh Bhinder of the EDUSAT team.