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300th martyrdom anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur: PM Modi pays tribute to Sikh military commander

PM Modi released a book and a commemorative coin on Baba Banda Singh Bahadur's 300th martyrdom anniversary.


300th martyrdom anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur: PM Modi pays tribute to Sikh military commander

Delhi: Attending a programme to mark the 300th martyrdom anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur in New Delhi on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was not just a great warrior but was also very sensitive towards common people.

"Sometimes a single moment in life gives direction to a person, similar thing happened with Banda Bahadur ji. After getting inspiration from Guru Gobind Singh ji, he imbibed values of a warrior and embarked on a new journey for social development," he also said.

At the same time, he pointed out, "During Baba Banda Singh Bahadur ji's time, for the first time, farmers were given their rights, common man felt empowered."

"Banda Bahadur was a great warrior. Today on Baba Banda Bahadur's 300th martyrdom anniversary I pay tribute to him, his bravery and sacrifice," PM Modi added

He concluded his speech with the chant - 'Waherguru ji da khalsa, waheguru ji di fateh'.

PM Modi released a book and a commemorative coin on Baba Banda Singh Bahadur on the occasion.

From Zee News

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