Indian Consulate in New York showcases valour of Guru Gobind Singh’s sons on Veer Bal Diwas

The Consulate General of India in New York showcases the exhibition on Veer Bal Diwas

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Indian Consulate in New York showcases valour of Guru Gobind Singh’s sons on Veer Bal Diwas
New York: An exhibition highlighting the valour and sacrifices of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh and Sahibzada Fateh Singh, the sons of Guru Gobind Singh, was organised here on Veer Bal Diwas.

The Consulate General of India in New York showcased the exhibition on Tuesday on Veer Bal Diwas to “commemorate the extraordinary valour and unparalleled sacrifices” made by ‘Veer Sahibzade’, sons of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, a press release from the mission said.

“Honouring the exemplary courage and immortal sacrifice of Veer Sahibzaade, proud sons of Guru Gobind Singh ji,” the Consulate said in a post on X, adding that it hosted an “exhibition on the occasion of #VeerBaalDiwas, paying our tributes to the bravehearts with unparalleled courage”.

A large number of members from the Indian-American community attended the event to pay their homage and tributes to the ‘Veer Sahibzade’.

The Consulate said that on the request of a local gurdwara priest and as a mark of respect, the exhibition would be displayed at the Consulate premises through December 28.

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The exhibition will also be showcased at gurdwaras in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Earlier in the day, Acting Consul General of India in New York Varun Jeph visited the Gurdwara Baba Makhan Shah Lubana in Queens and paid obeisance to the Veer Sahibzade.

He was joined by members of the gurdwara’s executive committee and local sangat in performing ardas and kirtan.

He also joined the community members for langar at the gurdwara. Special videos on Veer Bal Diwas are also being showcased at the gurdwara for young students attending winter camps there.

The Consulate General of India in Houston also observed Veer Bal Diwas, “a day commemorating the valour and martyrdom of young heroes, Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Sahibzade. A photo exhibition showcased their courage and resilience”.

The Indian Embassy in the US said in a post on X, “Shaheedi Samagam was held at Brookfield Gurdwara, Wisconsin. Leading Sikh and Indian American leaders along with senior Embassy officials participated.”

The Indian Embassy added, “A fitting tribute was given to the exemplary courage and sacrifice of ‘sahibzadas’ of Guru Gobind Singh marking #VeerBaalDiwas.”

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