Punjab government observes martyrdom day of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru as ‘Youth Empowerment Day’
The Punjab Government is observing the martyrdom day of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh, Shaheed Sukhdev and Shaheed Rajguru as ‘Youth Empowerment Day’ on March 23, 2018. In the state-level function organised at Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of Bhagat Singh in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh paid homage to the three freedom fighters. To mark the occasion, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh also launched a state-wide programme to administer the oath to Drug Abuse Prevention Officers (DAPOs). Programmes at the district level were presided by the state ministers.
Topics: Bhagat Singh • Districts of India • Hindustan Socialist Republican Association • Indian independence movement • Khatkar Kalan • Punjabi people • Revolutionaries • Revolutionary movement for Indian independence • Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar district • Shaheed-E-Azam • Sukhdev Thapar • Tourism in Punjab, India