Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti today, and recalled the life path and teachings of the Sikh Guru.
“On Guru Nanak Jayanti we bow to the venerable Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and recall his noble thoughts,” PM wrote on Twitter.
In an over one-minute long video message, the Prime Minister shared his thoughts on the Sikh Guru and urged all to imbibe his teachings.
On Guru Nanak Jayanti we bow to the venerable Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and recall his noble thoughts. pic.twitter.com/mTA9zDkPeh
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 4, 2017
“He cared for the welfare of all mankind and considered all castes the same. He stressed on women empowerment and respect for women,” he said.
President Ram Nath Kovind also greeted the nation and urged all to follow the steps of the Sikh Guru.
President Ram Nath Kovind extended his greetings to the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti and urged all to follow the steps of the Sikh Guru.
“Gurpurab greetings to all. Let us follow the path of peace, compassion and service shown by Guru Nanak Devji #PresidentKovind,” Kovind wrote on Twitter.
Guru Nanak Jayanti, also known as Guru Nanak Gurpurab, celebrates the birth of the first Guru Nanak, and is considered one of the most sacred festivals among Sikhs.
Apart from the Prime Minister and the President, other politician including Congress’s Rahul Gandhi, Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu and many other celebrities and well-known public figures also took to Twitter to greet the nation on Guru Nanak Jayanti.
— VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) November 4, 2017
— Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) November 4, 2017
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 4, 2017
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) November 4, 2017
Wishing everyone a very happy #GuruNanakJayanti.May the blessings of Guru Nanak Dev ji be with you in all your endeavours.
— Pranab Mukherjee (@CitiznMukherjee) November 4, 2017
My greetings on the occasion of #GuruNanakJayanti .His teachings continue to inspire us to walk on path of righteousness,service to humanity
— Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) November 4, 2017
On auspicious occasion of #GuruNanakJayanti let’s pledge to embrace the path of selfless service of mankind,work for poor & an equal society
— Lalu Prasad Yadav (@laluprasadrjd) November 4, 2017
— Rajat Sharma (@RajatSharmaLive) November 4, 2017
— KABIR BEDI (@iKabirBedi) November 4, 2017