JAMMU, JANUARY 05 – Speaker, J&K, Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta today said that Guru Gobind Singh Ji embodies the spirit of sacrifice and goodwill for mankind and people should try to inculcate his inspirational teachings that are still relevant in today’s world.
The Speaker was speaking on the occasion of 350th birth anniversary of the Guru, celebrated here today at Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji at Chand Nagar (Gumat).
The Speaker informed the gathering that an initial contribution of Rs 50 lakh is being made by MLCs and MPs from their Community Development Fund (CDF) to establish Guru Gobind Singh Chair in Punjabi Department of Jammu University. He further announced a contribution of Rs 10 Lakh from his CDF for up-gradation of the Guru Nanak Missionary Hospital located at Nanak Nagar.
The Speaker was accompanied by MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma along with many prominent citizens.
Earlier, the Speaker also attended the Gurpurab celebrations at Trikuta Nagar Gurdwara, where he wished the community on the occasion.
The Gurpurab was celebrated with great enthusiasm and religious fervor across the State by the Sikh community members and others. Thousands of devotees thronged the Gurdwara since morning and paid their obeisance there.