Shah to pay obeisance Sultanpur Lodhi gurdwara on Monday

Chandigarh, Nov 10 : Union Home Minister Amit Shah will pay obeisance at the historic Ber Sahib Gurdwara in Punjab's Sultanpur Lodhi town on Monday to mark the 500th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, on November 12, officials said on Sunday.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will also visit the shrine on Monday.

Shah's visit will follow Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Gurdwara Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi on Saturday. Modi after praying at the Gurdwara headed for Dera Baba Nanak to flag off the first lot of pilgrims to Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan's Punjab province.

It is in Sultanpur Lodhi that Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, gained enlightenment towards the end of the 15th century.

Ahead of the historic inauguration of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, Shah had tweeted that the "Kartarpur Sahib Corridor is a historic achievement that generations of devotees will remember and it will find special mention in the annals of history".

Praising the Centre, Shah said it reflected the Modi government's commitment towards preserving the rich heritage and universalising the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev.

(IANS | 8 months ago)

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Shah to pay obeisance Sultanpur Lodhi gurdwara on Monday