On the 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji, Governor Bandaru Dattatraya visited the Sri Gurudwara Sahib Bus Stand, Shimla and paid obeisance during a function organized by Shri Singh Sabha, Shimla. Former Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj were also present on this occasion.
President of Shri Gurudwara Singh Sabha Prabandhak Committee Shimla Jasvinder Singh presented a ‘Siropa’ to the Governor. Committee also presented Siropa to Virbhadra Singh and Suresh Bhardwaj.
Speaking on the occasion, Governor said that today we are celebrating the 550th Birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji, a saint who has kindled path of humanity to the people by preaching the message of fraternity and affection. He didn’t believe in casteism and emphasised on hard work, selfless love and brotherhood. He also stressed on adopting the teachings of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji in everyday life and to serve the humanity.