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December 4, 2023 3:19 pm

Railway observes Aug 14 as “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”

The Fact News Service
Ferozepur, August 15

Today, Railway observed August 14 as “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day” at  Ferozepur Cantt railway station. Exhibitions were also organized at 23 stations of the circle on this day.

Partition Horrors Remembrance Day is an annual national memorial day observed on 14 August in India, commemorating the victims and sufferings of people during the 1947 partition of India. It was first observed in 2021, after announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

On August 14, 1947, the territory of India was divided into two countries, India and Pakistan.  Partition displaced many families and many people lost their lives.  Thousands of men, women and children were massacred due to communal and religious hatred.

First time on 14th August 2021, Hon’ble Prime Minister  Narendra Modi announced that 14th August every year will be observed as “Partition Vibhishika Smriti Diwas” to remind the nation of the sufferings and sacrifices of Indians during the partition in 1947.

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