Jamshedpur : From Governor Draupadi Murmu to CM Raghubar Das to leader of opposition Hemant Soren, Who’s who of the State on Sunday participated in the 350th year celebrations of Guru Gobind Singh at Arjun Munda’s house in Ranchi.
Senior leaders of the State crossing all the party lines participated in the event and took blessings.
Addressing the gathering, Governor Draupadi Murmu said that Guru Gobind Singh’s contribution to save humanity can never be forgotten.
“It is a moment of pride that we are celebrating the 350th year celebrations of Guru Gobind Singh. We owe a lot to the Sikh gurus who devoted their life to the welfare of our country. We must take lessons from their pious life,” she noted.
Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that the anniversary is being celebrated across the world to spread the message of communal harmony among people from various communities.
He reminded the gathering about the sacrifices made by the Guru for the betterment of mankind. He also said that Sikhs are playing a great role in nation’s progress.
Inderjeet Singh, president, Central Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, stressed upon the pivotal role played by the Sikh community in the progress of the country.
He said that Guru Gobind Singh was a true son of India who through out his life span fought for the country and sacrificed everything for the country.
Before Sachkhand Gaman he proclaimed that “from today onwards Guru Granth Sahib Ji is the Guru and it should be regarded as the embodiment and visible form of all the ten Gurus. From this day Guru Granth Sahib is being worshiped as their only Guru”.
Addressing the gathering, Sardar Shailendra Singh said: “I would like to congratulate Arjun Munda for holding Prakash Parva on grand scale.
The State Government too had taken a bold step to spread message of Guru Gobind Singh. Guru Gobind Singh is the only spiritual leader who sacrificed his entire family, father and four sons for the sake of his motherland. The whole nation bows down in admiration and the glory to this historic moment.
Giani Iqbal Singh, Jathedaar of Patna Sahib Gurudwara was also present on the occasion. The function was marked by shabad kirtan, religious discourse and langar.