PM Narendra Modi to attend Baba Banda Singh Bahadur’s 300th martyrdom anniversary event

By: | Updated: July 3, 2016 10:51 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a commemorative event to mark the 300th martyrdom anniversary of Sikh military commander Baba Banda Singh Bahadur here on Sunday.

narendra modi, narendra modi news, narendra modi latest, narendra modi martyrdom anniversary, narendra modi martyrdom anniversary news“PM @narendramodi will join a programme to mark the 300th Martyrdom Anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadurji in New Delhi today,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted. (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend a commemorative event to mark the 300th martyrdom anniversary of Sikh military commander Baba Banda Singh Bahadur here on Sunday.

“PM @narendramodi will join a programme to mark the 300th Martyrdom Anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadurji in New Delhi today,” the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) tweeted.

“A recently released commemorative coin on Baba Banda Singh Bahadur will be presented to the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister of Punjab,” it added.

The Prime Minister will release a book and souvenir on Baba Banda Singh Bahadurji on the occasion. The event will be attended by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. Prime Minister Modi will also address the gathering.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had earlier on June 21 released a commemorative silver coin to mark the 300th martyrdom day of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur.

Banda Singh Bahadur established his rule to protect the honour and traditions of his people by defeating the Mughals in 1710. Later in 1716, at the age of 46 he was captured and executed by the Mughals in Delhi.

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