Bharatiya Sindhu Sabha to celebrate Shaheed Hemu Kalani’s birth centenary in Bhopal on March 31
Around 100000 Sindhis are expected to gather at Bhopal city’s Lal Parade Ground in Madhya Pradesh state
New Sindhi Year ‘Cheti Chand’ will also be celebrated there. Bharatiya Sindhu Sabha has launched movement for mobilization of Sindhis across India
Sindh Courier Report
The Bharatiya Sindhu Sabha (BSS), a representative organization of Sindhis in India, has launched a mass mobilization drive for Sindhi communities settled in various cities and towns, to ensure their participation in a grand celebration of Cheti Chand, the New Sindhi Year festival and the birthday centenary of Shaheed Hemu Kalani being organized in Bhopal on March 31, 2023.
Hemu Kalan (March 23, 1923 – 21 January 1943) was a revolutionary and freedom fighter of Sindh during the Indian Independence Movement.
For mobilizing the Sindhi communities, BSS is holding meetings with them in various cities. One of such meetings, with a slogan of ‘Halo Bhopal’, was held in Vadodara (Baroda) city of Gujarat state on Sunday March 12 at Sant Mata Maya Devi Darbar, Sant Kanwar Nagar Warasia Vadodara.
On behalf of Bharatiya Sindhu Sabha, Mr. Mukesh Lakhani and Mr. Deepak Pubreja shared information regarding program and urged the Sindhis of Vadodara to attend the celebration in Bhopal in maximum numbers.
They said that Cheti Chand and Birthday Centenary of Shaheed Hemu Kalani fall on same date i.e. March 23, 2023 therefore it has been decided by Bharatiya Sindhu Sabha to celebrate birthday centenary of Shaheed Hemu Kalani on March 31 at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh at Lal Parade Ground where more than one hundred thousand Sindhis are expected to attend the celebration.
Bharatiya Sindhu Sabha is arranging meetings in many cities of India to share information and urge the Sindhis to attend the program in maximum numbers, they said.
Kamlesh Lal, Vasdev Golani, Haresh Agnani, Raju Chandani, Mahesh Chhutani, Hiro Kanjwani Municipal Councilor Ward-6 and many other notables and ladies of Sindhi Society Vadodara attended the meeting. Meeting was conducted by Mrs. Bharti Kewalramani, ex-Principal of Harisheva School.