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PM attends martyrdom anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur

PM attends martyrdom anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur


Prime Minister Narendra Modi has attended a commemorative event to mark the 300th Martyrdom Anniversary of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur in New Delhi. On the occasion, Prime Minister Modi has released a book and souvenir on the life of Banda Bahadur. A coin was also released by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to mark the 300th martyrdom day of Banda Bahadur.

Banda Singh Bahadur was born on 27 October 1670 in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch district. His childhood name was Lachman Dev. At age 15 he left home to become an ascetic and was given the name Madho Das Bairagi. He established a monastery at Nanded, on the bank of the river Godavari. In September 1708, he was visited by Guru Gobind Singh and became his disciple, who gave him the new name of Banda Singh Bahadur. In 1716, he was captured by the Mughal Emperor Farrukhsiyar and tortured to death.

So let's discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the person whose 300th Martyrdom Anniversary has been attended by PM in New Delhi?

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