Capt Amarinder Hosts Dr Manmohan Singh Ahead Of 550th Prakash Purab

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Capt Amarinder expressed his contentment, he said that he was happy that the leaders were joining him in the celebration of Guru Nanak Dev Jis birth anniversary

Written By Varsha Chavan | Mumbai | Updated On:
Capt. Amarinder

Ahead of the 550th Prakash Purab, Cheif Minister of Punjab on Thursday hosted former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and former Vice President Hamid Ansari, along with former Union Minister of External Affairs Natwar Singh and former MP Murli Manohar Joshi at his residence in Punjab. Taking to Twitter Capt Amarinder expressed his contentment, he said that he was happy that the leaders were joining him in the celebration of Guru Nanak Dev Ji's 550th birth anniversary.

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550th Parkash Purab

On this occasion, there will be big historical samagams and in order to make these samagams memorable gursangats under the leadership of Sant Balbir Singh, Seechewal are engaged in the arrangements since last year. Ek Onkar Charitable trust is making full efforts to articulate the philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev Ji and to follow his teachings. Guru Nanak dev Ji had given the message 'Pawan Guru, Pani Pita, Mata Dharat Mahat' on the land of Sultanpur Lodhi, here itself the voice “Welfare to All” had echoed.

Punjab is called the land of Guru's and Peers, the same motherland, the man's greed has polluted it that much that not only the man but the whole universe is suffering due it. Sant Seechewal has been making humble requests to the gursangats to participate in the samagams in great numbers and with great enthusiasm and whoever wants to do any type of kar sewa can register himself at the website opened for this purpose.

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Why is Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrated?

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab, also known as Guru Nanak's Prakash Utsav and Guru Nanak Dev Ji Jayanti, is celebrated as the birthday of the first Sikh guru or leader, Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born in Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi in the present Shekhupura District of Pakistan. It is said that the first leader of the community was born on the full moon day of the Kartik month according to the Indian lunar calendar.

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