Jalianwala Bagh Massacre: incident was one of the darkest chapters of India's freedom struggle against the British occupation, says Prof HS Bedi
Author(s): City Air NewsPanjab University Chandigarh organises programme to commemorate “Jallianwala Bagh Centenary Chandigarh, April 13, 2019: Panjab University Chandigarh organized a programme to commemorate “Jallianwala Bagh Centenary”,...
Panjab University Chandigarh organises programme to commemorate “Jallianwala Bagh Centenary
Chandigarh, April 13, 2019: Panjab University Chandigarh organized a programme to commemorate “Jallianwala Bagh Centenary”, here today which commenced with taking a pledge by NSS, NCC units and youth clubs of the University.
Mr Abhay Singh, nephew of S. Bhagat Singh was honoured during the programme by Prof Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor in the presence of Prof.Harminder Singh Bedi, Chancellor, Central University, HP, Sh Kamal Arora, Chairman, Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Academy, Sh Subhash Sharma, PU fellow, Prof Shankarji Jha, DUI, Prof Navdeep Goyal, PU Fellow, Prof Karamjit Singh, Registrar, PU, Prof Emanual Nahar, DSW and Prof Devinder Singh, SVC, PU.
PU VC in his address informed that the event of Jallianwala massacre which happened 100 years ago, still creates anguish in the hearts of Indians. He urged the youth to become aware of the history to disseminate the information further to others may be in form of music, dance, theatre etc. He informed that all departments of PU will be organizing series of programmes during the year.
Prof Harmohinder Singh Bedi while delivering a lecture on “Jalianwala Bagh Massacre”, said that the incident was one of the darkest chapters of India's freedom struggle against the British occupation. It is one of the darkest chapters of India's freedom struggle against the British occupation. He elaborated the detailed account of the suffering caused by this horrific massacre and said that day of sacrifice can never be forgotten by India.He also stressed on the contribution of Punjabis.
Dr Navdeep Goyal, Chairman of the organizing Committee in his welcome address said that PU will be organizing series of functions like seminars, cultural programmes, symposiums, plays, discussions etc. to commemorate the event.
A cultural tribute dedicated to the martyrs through the musical,dance, theatrical items were presented by the students of Panjab University affiliated Colleges under the coordination of Director Youth Welfare Dr.Nirmal Jaura in the collaboration with the Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Academy Chandigarh.
Earlier The Diary of S Bhagat Singh was presented by his nephew Mr Sandhu to PU VC in the presence of all dignitaries. Dr Nirmal Jaura proposed the vote of thanks.
Those present on the occasion included Deans, PU fellows, Chairpersons, Faculty, Wardens, Principals and students from PU and affiliated colleges.