Exhibition on “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day” at NATIONAL SKILl TRAINING INSTITUTE FOR WOMEN, CP-16, Salt Lake City, Sector-5, Kolkata- 700 091
Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri. Narendra Modi ji declared that the 14th of August annually will be remembered as Partition Horrors Remembrance Day to remind the nation of the sufferings and sacrifices of Indians during the partition in 1947 and instructions issued from the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, this office is observing the Partition Horrors Remembrance Day from 10th August 2022 to 14th August 2022. On 13th August, 2022 an “Exhibition on “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day” has been inaugurated and open to the general public and school students to remember the tragedy and agony of the partition.
The event started with the Inauguration of Exhibition Hall with ribbon cutting by Ms Sharmila Devi Dasi, President of Shree Gouranga Goudiya Mission Sevashram in the presence of Regional Director, RDSDE-WB, Principal, NSTI(W) Kolkata and lighting of lamp by the invited guests.
Among the invited guests of honour,
- Ms Sharmila Devi Dasi, President of Shree Gouranga Goudiya Mission Sevashram of North 24 Parganas a residential organization for orphan girls of 6 to 23 years, and orphan women; whom Shri N.R. Aravindan, Regional Director of RDSDE West Bengal; welcome with flowers an Uttariya.
- Advocate Pratap Kumar Ghosh, Secretary of Haripada Biswas Pratibandhi Bidyalay of New barrackpore Shiksha Samaj, which is working on Special Child, whom Smt. Kanchan V. Nair, Principal of NSTI(W) Kolkata; welcome with flowers an Uttariya.
Among other key persons, Mr. Sandeep Puri,Director NHPC Kolkata, Mr. Ashim Roy, Deputy Director, RDSDE WB, Shri Sukhendu Biswas and others were present and shared their thoughts on Horror of Partition happened on 14th August, 1947.
Then, Smt. Kanchan V Nair, Principal, NSTI(W) Kolkata has shared few words on this Remembrance of Partition Horrors and rich Indian culture of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam”.
Finally, Shri N.R. Aravindan, Regional Director, RDSDE, West Bengal have enlightened the audience about the lesson learned from 14th August 1947, communal harmony for human empowerment.
A Small Patriotic drama based on Partition and communal harmony is presented by the women trainees of NSTI(W), Kolkata followed by singing of patriotic songs by Kendriya Vidyalaya students.
Then the guests, visitors and students have visited the exhibition on “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day” at Exhibition hall.
The inaugural programme concluded with sing our National Anthem by all the participants.
All the officers and staff of NSTI(W) Kolkata, RDSDE West Bengal, NSTI Howrah were present in the event.
The exhibition is open to the general public till 14th August, 2022.