Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, September 28
The youth in various schools, colleges and clubs across Doaba celebrated the birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh on Tuesday. Numerous organisations paid homage to the martyr at his ancestral town.
Advocates from the region carried out a bike rally remembering the youth icon. A Jalandhar-based advocate, Yuvraj Singh, distributed copies of the book titled “Jeevni – Krantikari Bhagat Singh” penned by Prof Sukhdev Singh, HoD (History), Guru Nanak Dev University. He distributed over 2,000 copies of the book free of cost.
The post graduate department of history, Lyallpur Khalsa College, celebrated the birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh with great enthusiasm. Principal Dr Gurpinder Singh Samra said it’s time to adopt thinking and ideology of the martyr. He added that on this day the youth should take pledge that they, like the patriots, would give the right direction to society by creating awareness regarding national integration and patriotism.
Dr Suman Chopra, HoD (History), Lyallpur Khalsa College, congratulated students for their enthusiastic participation and encouraged them to follow the thinking of great patriots, including Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru. On
Students delivered speeches contemplating Bhagat Singh’s thinking. The NSS volunteers and NCC cadets of the college vowed to adopt Bhagat Singh’s principles.
The NSS department of Lyallpur Khalsa College for Women, Jalandhar, also paid tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh. Students were shown a documentary based on the life of the freedom fighter. Principal Dr Navjot said, “We need to inculcate the qualities of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, including patriotism and respect towards nation. Today is the need to make our country a nation he dreamt of. It is our foremost duty to transform this society into a conducive and congenial place”. Towards the end, she appreciated the efforts of NSS officers Manita, Manjeet Kaur and Atma Singh.
The Shaheed-e-Bhagat Singh Youth Club, Kapurthala, celebrated the 114th birth anniversary of revolutionary Bhagat Singh. Rinku Kalia, Vishal Rajput, Vishu Sharma, Amandeep Goldie of the club said Shaheed Bhagat Singh relentlessly fought against the Britishers.
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