President Murmu, PM Modi extends greetings on Guru Nanak Jayanti

I extend my heartiest greetings to all fellow citizens and Indian settled abroad, especially the brothers and sisters of Sikh community, President Murmu said.

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New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders extended their greetings to the countrymen on Tuesday on the occasion of 553rd Parkash Purab, the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

In a message President Murmu said, “On the sacred occasion of birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, I extend my heartiest greetings to all fellow citizens and Indian settled abroad, especially the brothers and sisters of Sikh community.”

Guru Nanak Dev Ji spread the message of ‘Ek Omkar’ which means that God is one and is present everywhere. He inspired us to practise love, unity and brotherhood. We should adopt eternal values like truth, sacrifice and moral conduct from the teachings of ‘Japji Sahib’.

The messages of ‘Kirat Karo’ and ‘Vand Chhako’ inspire us to live with honesty and share the available resources with others, she added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also extended his wishes to the people and said his teaching will continue to guide us.

“Greetings on the Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. May his noble teachings continue to guide us in our endeavour of building a just and compassionate society,” he tweeted.

Vice President, Jagdeep Dhankhar in a tweet, said that Guru Nanak Dev Ji showed us the path of a compassionate virtuous life and an inclusive society.

“May Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s eternal message guide us on the path of creating a kind and peaceful world,” he added.

Union Minister Hardeep Puri also extended his wishes to the people. In his message on twitter, he said that he joined members of the Sikh Sangat in celebrating the auspicious occasion of 553rd Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

“Guru Maharaj’s divine message of peace, harmony, coexistence & oneness of humanity will continue to guide us till eternity,” he tweeted.