New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attended the 300th Martyrdom Anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur in Delhi. He also released a book on the Sikh military commander.
Earlier in the day, the PMO had tweeted that PM Modi will join a programme to mark the 300th Martyrdom Anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadurji in New Delhi on Sunday.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was also a part of the programme.
“A recently released commemorative coin on Baba Banda Singh Bahadurji will be presented to the Prime Minister and Chief Minister of Punjab,” said another tweet from the PMO.
Here are the live updates:
6.30 pm: Prime Minister Modi concludes his speech with ‘Waherguru ji da khalsa, waheguru ji di fateh’
6.27 pm: Today on Baba Banda Bahadur’s 300th maytrydom anniversary I pay tribute to him, his bravery and sacrifice: PM Modi
6.24 pm: Modi said during Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ji’s time, for the first time, farmers were given their rights, common man felt empowered:
6.20 pm: After getting inspiration from Guru Gobind Singh ji, he imbibed values of a warrior and embarked on a new journey for social development: PM
6.17 pm: Sometimes a single moment in life gives direction to a person, similar thing happened with Banda Bahadur ji: PM Modi
6.14 pm: Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ji was not just a great warrior but was also very sensitive towards common people: PM Modi
6.12 pm: PM Modi speaking at the 300th Martyrdom Anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur in Delhi
6.09 pm: Commemorative coin on Baba Banda Singh Bahadur presented to PM Modi and Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal
6.05 pm: Delhi: PM releases book on Baba Banda Singh Bahadur at a commemorative event to mark his 300th martyrdom anniversary
6.00 pm: PM Modi at 300th Martyrdom Anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur in Delhi, Punjab CM Parkash S Badal also present