Patiala Heritage Festival
Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann released the poster of the Military Literature Festival to be held in Patiala.
The Punjab government plans to hold a Military Literature Festival in each district:CM
The first military literature festival will be held in Patiala from January 28-29.
Special events will also be held at the Central State Library on January 27 and at the Language Department on January 30.
Patiala, 21 Jaunuary:
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann released the poster of the first military literature festival to be held at Khalsa College in Patiala on January 28-29. Releasing a poster of the Patiala Military Literature Festival at Circuit House on his visit to Patiala yesterday, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said, “The Punjab government is expanding the scope of the Military Literature Festival (MLF) to the district and university levels across the state.”
In view of this, the Patiala district administration, in collaboration with the Military Literature Festival Association, has taken a commendable initiative by organising this festival on January 28-29. The Chief Minister was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Sakshi Sahni, Lt Gen (Retd) Chetinder Singh, AVSM, SM, VSM, and Lt Gen (Retd) Dr. He also extended his advance congratulations to Jagbir Singh Cheema, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, and Lt Col (Retd) P S Grewal for the event. Cabinet Minister Dr. Balbir Singh and Chetan Singh Joramajra, along with MLAs Ajitpal Singh Kohli, Neena Mittal, and Gurlal Ghanaur, and District Planning Committee Chairman Jassi Sohianwala, were also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann said the fair would go a long way in making the Punjab government aware of the rich legacy of the armed forces and instilling in them the desire to join the army. Bhagwant Mann said that the need of the hour is to inculcate a sense of nationalism and patriotism among the youth so that they can be motivated to join the armed forces.
Giving information about this Military Literature Festival, Deputy Commissioner Sakshi Sahni said that on the occasion of the Military Literature Festival on January 28 and 29 at Khalsa College from 10 a.m., there will be a panel discussion, a description of enthusiasm, passion, and bravery, an exhibition of military equipment, a dance of warriors, a flower garland offering, a brave-heart motorcycle rally, an archery exhibition, an archery exhibition, an archery exhibition, etc. Counselling and food courts on ITBP and police recruitment will also be set up.
The Deputy Commissioner further said that the event will provide a platform for prominent military war heroes, writers, leaders, thinkers, soldiers, poets, artists, journalists, film and documentary makers, sportspersons, brave hearts, technocrats, and military industrial manufacturers to become a highly educative festival for the people.
Mr. Sakshi Sahni further informed that before the Military Literature Festival on January 27 at Musafir Memorial Central State Library, Patiala, in collaboration with Pahal Patiala, a programme of stories for children, “Qissa Kahaniyan,” and an exhibition depicting the artworks of Patiala city, including “Artistry,” would be held. On January 30, a kavi darbar will also be held at the language department.
Bhagwant Mann, Chief Minister of Punjab, unveils the poster for the Military Literature Festival. His name is cabinet minister Dr. Balbir Singh. Chetan Singh Joramajra, MLA Ajitpal Singh Kohli, Deputy Commissioner Sakshi Sahni, Lt Gen (Retd) Chetinder Singh, Lt Gen (Retd) Dr. Jagbir Singh Cheema, and Lt Col (Retd) PS Grewal are also seen.