November 12, 2019

Jai Ram Thakur attends State level function of 550 Years of Prakash Parv

Vijyender Sharma

Shimla---------Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur while addressing the people on the occasion of State level function of 550 Years of Prakash Parv of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji at Sri Gurudwara Sahib Bus Stand Shimla today amid chanting of 'Shabd Kirtan' organized by Shri Singh Sabha Shimla, he said that according to Sri Guru Nanak Dev the Almighty was omnipresent, shapeless, timeless, and sightless.

He said that Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji explained that there is only one who gives to everyone and we should not forget him. He said that universal brotherhood was a strong theme in Gurbani written by Guru Nanak Dev ji. 

Jai Ram Thakur said that Sri Guru Nanak was known for his political, social and spiritual beliefs, which were based on love, equality, fraternity and virtue. He travelled to far off places and preached the message of 'One God' and that "God constitutes the eternal truth" and he resides in his creations, he added. The Chief Minister said that Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first Guru of Sikhism,  did not restrict himself to one religion; he chose to embrace the good teachings of all faiths, that have universal applicability and validity for all times to come. He said that Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji did not believe in division between people on the basis of caste, colour, religion and race.

Jai Ram Thakur was presented a 'Siropa' by the President of Shri Gurudwara Singh Sabha Prabandhak Committee Shimla Jasvinder Singh.

On this occasion, Chief Minister also handed over the keys of ambulance donated by Shimla Gurudwara Prabanthak Committee to the driver.

Organisation Secretary Pawan Rana, Deputy Commissioner Shimla Amit Kashyap, Principal Private Secretary to the Chief Minister Vinay Singh were present on the occasion among others. 

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