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Posted on Nov 28, 11:17AM | UNI
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh today felicitated the Punjabis living in the country and abroad on the auspicious occasion of Parkash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev.
In his message on the eve of Gurpurab, the Chief Minister said that Guru Nanak Dev was a great spiritual ambassador who guided the humanity to attain salvation by spreading the cult of devotion to God and the eternal message of oneness of God, love, compassion and spirituality among the mankind.
Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal said that Guru Nanak Dev showed us the path to spiritual salvation and his teachings would always continue to inspire us to embrace equality, compassion and humanism.
He said Guru Nanak Dev's profound message of leading an honest, truthful and virtuous life would continue to guide and inspire humanity in times to come.
Revenue, Information and Public Relations Minister Bikram Singh Majithia also greeted the people on the eve of Parkash Purab of the first Sikh guru.
In a message, Mr Majithia said Guru Nanak gave the message of humanity and brotherhood. He raised his voice against the cruelty of Mughal emperor Babar and mobilised the people against the cruelty and social evils.