CBSE : Observance of Partition Horrors Remembrance Day on 14th August 2023

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CBSE : Observance of Partition Horrors Remembrance Day on 14th August 2023

Date: 10.08.2023
Circular No: Acad-91/2023

All the Heads of Schools Affiliated to CBSE
Subject: Observance of ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’ on 14th August 2023 – reg.
Dear Principal

Government of India has announced that 14th August every year will be observed  as ‘Partition Horrors Remembrance Day’. Educational institutions may observe the day by organizing exhibition on this theme. The SOP and digital format of the exhibition is available at
It is pertinent to mention that considering the sensitivity of the issue, it may kindly be ensured that the exhibition is showcased with the sobriety and solemnness that it deserves. It may be specifically ensured that the sentiments of any section of the society are not to be hurt. It is reiterated the SOP (attached) should be strictly adhered to.

A brief report of activities (including 2-3 photographs) may be uploaded by the schools at:

With Best Wishes
Dr. Joseph Emmanuel
Director (Academics)
Copy to the respective Heads of Directorates, Organizations and Institutions as indicated below with a request to disseminate the information to all the schools under their jurisdiction:

1. The Commissioner, Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan, 18 Institutional Area, Shaheed Jeet Singh Marg, New Delhi-16
2. The Commissioner, Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti, B-15, Sector-62, Institutional Area, Noida-201309
3. The Secretary, Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS), Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.
4. The Secretary, Sainik Schools Society, Room No. 101, D-1 Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110001
5. The  Chairman,  Odisha  Adarsha  Vidyalaya  Sangathan,  N-1/9,  Near  Doordarshan Kendra, PO Sainik School Nayapalli, Bhubaneswar, Odhisha-751005
6. The  Director  of  Education,  Directorate  of  Education,  Govt.  of  NCT  of  Delhi,  Old Secretariat, Delhi-110 054
7. The Director of Public Instructions (Schools), Union Territory Secretariat, Sector 9, Chandigarh-160017
8. The Director of Education, Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok, Sikkim –737101
9. The Director of School Education, Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar –791 111
10. The Director of Education, Govt. of A&N Islands, Port Blair – 744101
11. The Director of School Education, Ladakh, Room No.101-102, Ground Floor, Council Secretariat, Kurbathang, Kargil - Ladakh
12. The  Director  of  School  Education,  Andhra  Pradesh,  3rd   Floor,  B  block,  Anjaneya Towers, VTPS Rd, Bhimaraju Gutta, Ibrahimpatnam, Andhra Pradesh – 521 456
13. The  Director,  Central  Tibetan  School  Administration,  ESSESS  Plaza,  Community Centre, Sector -3, Rohini, Delhi
14. The Additional Director General of Army Education, A –Wing, Sena Bhawan, DHQ, PO, New Delhi-110001
15. The Secretary AWES, Integrated Headquarters of MoD (Army), FDRC Building No. 202, Shankar Vihar (Near APS), Delhi Cantt-110010
16. DS to Chairperson, CBSE
17. Secretary/ Controller of Examinations/ All Directors, CBSE
18. All Regional Directors/ Regional Officers of CBSE with the request to send this circular to all the Heads of the affiliated schools of the Board in their respective regions
19. All Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary/ Under Secretary/ Assistant Secretary, CBSE
20. All Head(s)/ In-Charge(s), Centre of Excellence, CBSE
21. In charge IT Unit with the request to put this Circular on the CBSE Academic Website
22. In-Charge, Library
23. Record File

Director (Academics)


Important Instructions for the Exhibition

1. This exhibition can be printed on sun-board and be placed on easels. The size can be 2.5’ x 4’

2. This exhibition can also be shown through digital media

3. There can be a brief function at the beginning of the exhibition

4. Freedom  Fighters,  prominent  senior  citizens  or  public  representatives  be requested to inaugurate this exhibition

5. Patriotic songs be played during the inaugural ceremony

6. In the beginning, there can be a brief introduction about the purpose of the exhibition

7. Media be invited to the exhibition

8. Persons who have suffered the tragedy of partition should be invited to the exhibition

9. The inaugural ceremony should end with the National Anthem

10. Exhibition should be displayed for a definite duration

11. Enough arrangements be made for security of the exhibition

12. Enough efforts be made so that more and more people can come and see the exhibition

13. The exhibition is organised to remember the tragedy and agony of the partition so the sensitivity of this exhibition be remembered. It should also be ensured that no section of the society gets hurts by any act during the exhibition.

नोट :- हमारे वेबसाइट पर ऐसी जानकारी रोजाना आती रहती है, तो आप ऐसी ही सरकारी योजनाओं की जानकारी पाने के लिए हमारे वेबसाइट से जुड़े रहे।
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