Bengaluru Division Observes “Partition Horror Remembrance Day”

Pramesh S Jain & Dr B Thomas (Special correspondent)

B engaluru Division of South Western Railway today observed “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”.

Aneesh Hegde, Chief Public Relation officer told media persons,August,14th has been declared as National Memorial Day by Hon’ble Prime Minister,Narendra Modi in 2021 to recall the sufferings of the victims during partition India.

It aims to remind Indians the need to remove social divisions,disharmony and to further strengthen the spirit of oneness,social harmony and human empowerment.

As a part of the event,Smt.Kusuma Hariprasad, Additional Divisional Railway Manager (Admin) Bengaluru Division,inaugurated an exhibition In KSR Bengaluru Railway Station.

The photos depicting the agony,sufferings and pain of victims of partition were showcased in the exhibition.

Anil, Shri Girish and Shri Shreenath,Members of Jeevana Jyothi Blind Artists Team from Hosakote sung patriotic songs on this occasion.

Smt.Uma Sharma,Sr.Divisional Personnel Officer and others were present.

The Division had organized similar exhibitions in physical and digital mode in 14 more major Railway Stations as a part of this event.

The Railway Stations were KSR Bengaluru, Bengaluru Cantonment,Yesvantpur,Mandya,Bangarpet,Tumakuru,Doddaballapura, Chikballapur,Gauribidanur,Maddur,Channapatna, Dharmapuri,Hindupur,Sri Sathyasai Prashanthinilayam and Sir M.Visvesvaraya Baiyyappanahalli Terminal.

The exhibitions received good response from passengers and public he added.