Martyrdom Day observed

Port Blair
28 Mar 2017

The Department of Historical Studies, JNRM observed the Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev at JNRM auditorium on March 23. The program was organised by the students of the Historical Studies to pay tribute and homage to the students of the laid down their lives to free motherland from foreign rule. On March 23, 1931 they attained Martyrdom at central jail, Lahore. The chief guest of the occasion was Brig.(retd.) Dr Deshpal, Professor and Head of Department, ENT, ANIIMS and guest of  honour was Dr RK Halder, Director, ANACS. A lively cultural programme comprising themes of patriotism, patriotic songs, dances, play and speeches on the life history of martyrs were performed by the students of history department.
The programme began with the lighting of the lamp and paying floral tributes to the martyrs. Dr T Prasad Rao, Asstt. Professor in Historical Studies delivered the inaugural address and mentioned the contribution of revolutionaries in India’s freedom struggle. Dr K Chanderdeep Singh, Head of Historical Studies Department explained the idea behind organizing such events in the wake of recent student unrest in the college and university campuses. Dr Francis N Xavier, Principal JNRM who presided over the function lauded the efforts of students of Historical Studies for such nationalist initiatives. Brig (retd.) Dr Deshpal emphasized on the role of “idea” in shaping the mindset the youth of today.  Biswajeet Mistry, student of Historical Studies proposed the vote of thanks.