PATNA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Patna and is attending a function being organized at Gandhi Maidan to commemorate the 350th birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh.
At the function, the PM is sharing a dais with Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.
Several top politicians like RJD chief Lalu Prasad, his minister sons, Governor Ram Nath Kovind, Prakash Singh Badal, Punjab CM, Ravishankar Prasad, BJP minister, Sushil Kumar Modi and others are attending the function.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and her son, vice- president Rahul Gandhi also greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Govind Singh Jayanti.
“Congress President, Smt. Sonia Gandhi has paid obeisance to 10th Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji as the Nation celebrates 350th Prakash Parv. Smt. Gandhi said that Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji was not only
creator of the gracious “Khalsa” but was a renowned piritual master, warrior, poet & philosopher,” Congress tweets read.
“He sacrificed his entire life at the altar of safeguarding the rights of underprivileged and fought against injustice, tyranny and social differences, she added. It is a day to rededicate ourselves to the
ideals of equality, brotherhood and compassion as epitomised by Guru Gobind Singhji, she said,” subsequent tweets added.
“His profound message of leading an honest, truthful and virtuous life continues to guide and inspire entire humanity, she said,” anothertweet read.
Party vice President and Gandhi scion, Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “Guru Gobind Singhji’s life &his teachings embody the spirit of courage,sacrifice &service.On his 350th Prakash Parv my greetings to