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May 16, 2011
Zee Punjabi commemorate Sirhind Fateh Diwas in the memory of Baba Banda Singh Bahadar

In the honour of Baba Banda Singh Bahadar the great Sikh Martial of Guru Gobind Singh, Zee Punjabi has scheduled the telecast of special tele-film, news packages and programmes to commemorate 'Sirhind Fateh Diwas' on 14 may 2011.

Sirhind Fateh Diwas is observed to commemorate victory of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur over Sirhind where young sahibzadas of Guru Gobind Singh laid down their lives for Sikhism. Baba Banda Bahadur destroyed Sirhind city and hoisted the Sikh flag in Chappar chiri on May 14, 1710.

On this special day Zee Punjabi has a special episode of 'Ekonkar' at 5 AM. Dhadhi Jattha's waar recital is a special attraction in 'Ekonkar' that will charge-up the audiences with 'veer ras' on this special day.

Eminent scholars and historians would update the viewers about the life and history of Banda Singh Bahadur and exclusive Bulletin dedicated to 'Sirhind Fateh Diwas scheduled at 1 PM, carries live stories from Shahidi sthal (Place of martyrdom) of Banda Singh Bahadar at Mehrauli, Delhi, from the Birth place in Rajouri, distt Poonch in J& K and from Chappar Chiri, near fateh garh sahib the place where he nailed the great Mughal forces and forced them to utter defeat thereby achieving himself a heroic victory.

“Being the first in league for its innovative programming among Punjabi Channels Zee Punjabi is also showing  a tele-film 'Banda Singh Bahadar' at 8.PM on Sirhind Fateh Diwas. “ Telecast of this special film on Zee Punjabi is our humble and true gesture to salute the spirit of the great warrior and General of 'Guru ki Fauj' who won the battle of Chappadchiri by defeating great Mughal force' says Sanjay Vohra , Editor, Zee Punjabi.

To be part of the festivities of Sirhind Fateh Diwas do watch special news, programmes and special film 'Banda Singh Bahadar' on 14th May 2011 only on Zee Punjabi.

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