The stage was all set for the state level event to commemorate 116th birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter Shaheed-e-Azam Sardar Bhagat Singh at Khatkar Kalan in which Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann will pay homage to the martyr on Thursday.
Giving final touch to the arrangements in Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh Museum and Memorial, Deputy Commissioner Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa held a detailed meeting with the officers regarding the event in which CM Bhagwant Mann will preside as chief guest. Mann will pay tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh in the museum and later, will address a public gathering there.
He said that the district administration had evolved a foolproof mechanism to ensure smooth flow of traffic besides making proper seating arrangements for the people. During the deliberations, Randhawa minutely reviewed the arrangements being made for the event.
He said that wholehearted efforts must be made for smooth conduct of this event. The Deputy Commissioner also said that the Punjab government was organizing three-day Inquilab Festival which would also begin from Thursday to Saturday in Khatkar Kalan.
He said that the festival would be befitting tribute to the legendary martyr of the nation. He said that we were indebted to the sacrifice and martyrdom of the greatest icon of the country who laid down his life at the age of 23.
He said that the life and philosophy of Shaheed Bhagat Singh and other martyrs would always remain a source of inspiration for the people. Famous Punjabi Singer Jasbir Jassi will also pay tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh in a musical way at the function.