A book titled Fazilka Ek Mahagatha based on Fazilka area was released today at Indo-Pak Sadiqi border zero line by Ashwani Sharma, DIG,BSF and Ram Chander Sarvaan , President Human Rights Organization Delhi State and retired Supdt. Tihar Jail.
The special guests present on this occasion were Sushil Pediwal and Anil Jyani social activists, Paramjit Singh Verarh, President Truck Union, Raj Kumar Pediwal and Ranjam Kamra industrialists, Capt. M.S,Bedi, Jagjt Singh Brar, Director Godwin Public School, Pankaj Dhamija, Commissioner, IPCL India, Dr.Yashpal Jassi.The special guest on this occasion was R.P.Singh Commandant 90Bn BSF.
After releasing the book, Sharma, DIG said, the communities which forget its history are never successful in future.
It is stated in the book that this history will help the young generation and the generation who is to support in future. He said, the incidents and good works, before and after partition of India-Pakistan have been mentioned in the book besides giving details about the wars between the two countries during 1965 and 1971. The book will inculcate the feeling of patriotism among the children.
Sarvan said, there is detailed mention about legacy, heritage and the freedom-fighters is appreciable apart from happenings from time to time in the area.
Lachhman Dost, the writer of book, has made all-out efforts to compile this book Fazilka Ek Mahagatha before dedicating to the people of Fazilka and it itself will become history in future. When the seven centuries old information about the history Fazilka was given by Lachhman Dost, the people standing on the Indo-Pak border were stunned.
Dost said, the works undertaken by the patriots, knowledge given by the gurus is only known from the history. Had we not read the history, we could have been ruined by the enemies and only history has taught us to move on the right path.
He further said, the book also include the visit of Guru Nanak Dev Ji,Shaheed Bhagat Singh to Fazilka, freedom fighters of Fazilka, contribution of different communities in the development of Fazilka, importance of villages of the area apart from British rule and Indo-Pak wars.