PM meets prominent Sikhs from across the country

Published By : Admin | February 18, 2022 | 21:22 IST
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Leaders of the Sikh Community thank PM for honouring Chaar Sahibzaade through the ‘Veer Baal Diwas’ declaration
‘Veer Baal Diwas’ will make kids from all corners of the country aware about the contribution and sacrifice of Chaar Sahibzaade: PM
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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi met prominent Sikhs from across the country at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg earlier today. The delegation thanked the Prime Minister for continuously taking steps for the welfare of the Sikh Community, and especially for honouring Chaar Sahibzaade through the decision to declare 26 December as Veer Baal Diwas. Each member of the delegation honoured the Prime Minister with ‘Siropao’ and ‘Siri Sahib’.

Prime Minister said that people in many regions of the country do-not know about the contribution and sacrifice of Chaar Sahibzaade. He recalled that whenever he used to get an opportunity to speak in schools and in front of kids, he always used to speak about Chaar Sahibzaade. The decision to observe 26 December as Veer Baal Diwas will go a long way in making kids from all corners of the country aware about them.

Prime Minister thanked the leaders of the Sikh Community for visiting him and said that the doors of his house are always open for them. He recalled his connection with them and time spent together during the course of his stay in Punjab.

Prime Minister praised the spirit of service of the Sikh Community and said that the world needs to be made more aware about it. Prime Minister said that his government is fully committed to the welfare of the Sikh Community. He talked about several steps taken by the government in this regard. He discussed the special arrangements that were made to bring back Guru Granth Sahib from Afghanistan with full honour. He also talked about the steps taken by the government through diplomatic channels to open up the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor for the Sikh pilgrims.

Shri Manjinder Singh Sirsa said that the decision to celebrate Veer Baal Diwas will make kids across the country aware of the sacrifices of Chaar Sahibzaade. Singh Sahib Giani Ranjeet Singh, Jathedar Takht Sri Patna Sahib, thanked the Prime Minister for taking steps like reopening Kartarpur Sahib Corridor and removing GST on Langar. He added that the multiple steps taken by the Prime Minister for the Sikh community show that he is a Sikh at heart. Shri Tarlochan Singh, Former Chairman, National Minority Commission, said that this is the first time since independence that the contribution of the Sikh community, who had sacrificed their lives in huge numbers during partition, is being recognized. He thanked the Prime Minister for taking the contribution of Sikh community to the world stage.

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PM expresses happiness on the entire team of ASHA workers getting WHO Director-General's Global Health Leaders' award
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed his happiness for the entire team of ASHA workers receiving WHO Director-General's Global Health Leaders' award. Shri Modi said that ASHA workers are at forefront of ensuring a healthy India and their dedication and determination is admirable.

In response of tweet by World Health Organisation, the Prime Minister tweeted;

"Delighted that the entire team of ASHA workers have been conferred the @WHO Director-General’s Global Health Leaders’ Award. Congratulations to all ASHA workers. They are at the forefront of ensuring a healthy India. Their dedication and determination is admirable."