Patriotism marks beginning of Gadhari Mela

Tribune News Service

Students buy T-shirts of Shaheed Bhagat Singh in Jalandhar on Friday
Students buy T-shirts of Shaheed Bhagat Singh in Jalandhar on Friday. Tribune photo: Malkiat Singh
Jalandhar, October 29
The annual 19th Mela Gadhari Babeyan Da began at the local Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Hall (DBYH) here today. The five-day mela will conclude on the morning of November 2.Amidst loud slogans of ‘jaari rakhna hai sangram’ and ‘shaheedon tuhadi soch te, pehra deyange thok ke’, acting president of Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Committee Darbara Singh Dhillon inaugurated the mela.
On the first day, students from different schools, from across the state, participated in the singing competition. Patriotic songs highlighting revolutionary freedom fighters like Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Shaheed Udham Singh, Ghadar Movement, Pash and many others, remained the attraction of the day.

The event was graced by general secretary of the committee, Comrade Naunihal Singh, assistant secretary, Amolak Singh, cultural affairs convener, Gurmit Singh, Comrade Mangat Ram Pasla, Comrade Kulwant Singh Sandhu and many more.
 

 

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