On the clarion call of Prime Minister of India, ‘VEER BAAL DIWAS’ was observed on 26th December, 2022 to mark the unmatched martyrdom of beloved sons of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji. The programme was held in Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Sabha Griha at the N. F. Railway Headquarters complex. Shri Anshul Gupta, General Manager of N. F. Railway and other senior officials paid homage by lighting the lamp and offering floral tribute to the portrait of Sri Guru Gobind Singh’s sons Sahibzadas Baba Zorawar Singh Ji and Baba Fateh Singh Ji. The officers, staff of N. F. Railway Headquarters and representatives of various Associations and Unions were also present on the occasion.
‘Veer Baal Diwas’ is being observed as a tribute to the courage of the four ‘Sahibzadas’ of Sikh spiritual leader Guru Gobind Singh who attained martyrdom in the 17th century, particularly his sons Zorawar Singh and Fateh Singh who were allegedly killed by the Mughals.
Speaking on this occasion, Shri Anshul Gupta, General Manager of N. F. Railway mentioned about the two young Sahibzade who sacrificed their lives at a very tender age, standing up for their beliefs and keeping the dignity of Sikhisim high. Commemoration of Veer Baal Diwas is marked as the country is also celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate 75th years of Independence, the General Manager added.