Do not do any celebratory event in the month of December, it is a month of mourning for us

Nations that forget their martyrs are swept away, so it is important to tell the future generations about the martyrs. These words were expressed by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann while addressing the 126th martyrdom day of Saragarhi martyrs at Gurdwara Saragarhi on Tuesday.

Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann reached Saragarhi Gurdwara Sahib in Ferozepur Cantonment to pay homage to the martyrs of Saragarhi on their martyrdom day. Referring to the warriors born from the land of Punjab, the Chief Minister said that the land of Punjab is very blessed, it never lets anyone sleep hungry.

Whether there is a war in Syria, an earthquake in Turkey or a natural calamity anywhere, the Red Cross reaches later but the anchor of the Guru reaches first. Earlier, he laid the foundation stone of the war memorial to be built by 36 Sikh Regiment in memory of 21 warriors. After the recitation of Sri Akhand Path Sahib conducted on this occasion, it was said that a unique kind of Sara Garhi War Memorial will be built at the historical Gurdwara Saragarhi Sahib in Ferozepur Cantonment in memory of the Sikh war martyrs of Saragarhi War 1897. So there will be no shortage of funds. On this occasion, Ferozepur Urban MLA Ranbir Singh Bhullar, Rural MLA Rajnish Dahiya and others were also present.

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