- On the occasion of Guru Parv, the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh ji, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi made a major statement on Sunday, January 9, 2022.
- From this year onwards, he stated, ‘Veer Bal Diwas’ would be observed on the 26th of December every year.
- The day will be remembered as an homage to the courage of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s four sons, the 4 Sahibzades, who were martyred in the 17th century.
- PM Modi made the announcement on the Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, or the birth anniversary of the Sikhs’ 10th guru and the founder of the Khalsa community, on January 9, 2022.
- About Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji:
- At the early age of 6 and 9 years, Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji (the younger pair of Sahibzade) reached martyrdom after being sealed alive in a wall.
- At the ages of 18 and 14, Sahibzada Ajit Singh Ji and Sahibzada Jujhar Singh Ji (the older pair of Sahibzade) died battling the enemy in battle at Chamkaur Sahib on December 21, 1705.
Source The Hindu