Commemoration of Shaheed Bhagat Singh and his Associates as Martyrs'
Mar 23, 2017
Category: Press Release
Commemoration of Shaheed Bhagat Singh and his Associates as Martyrs’
The University of Delhi organized a programme to pay homage to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru on the Martyrs' Day in the Council Hall of the Viceregal Lodge on 23rd March, 2017 at 10.30 am. The University is committed to showcase historical heritage connected with the University of Delhi and also to disseminate information about National movement. The programme was chaired by the Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor. Senior officials of the University were also present. The main highlight of the programme was participation of about 250 school students and their teachers from various parts of Delhi. They were introduced to the lives of great martyrs exemplified by Shaheed Bhagat Singh and his associates through singing of Patriotic and Devotional songs, screening of documentary on the life of Shaheed Bhagat Singh and reading from his Jail Diary. The students were led by Professor Yogesh K. Tyagi, Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi to the room located in the basement of the Viceregal Lodge where Shaheed Bhagat Singh has spent some time in the past. A floral tribute was paid and two minutes silence was also observed in the memory of great martyrs.