Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended warm greetings on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev’s birth anniversary, commemorating the founder of Sikhism’s life and teachings. In his message, Prime Minister Modi highlighted Guru Nanak’s emphasis on serving others and promoting brotherhood, emphasizing the enduring relevance of his message for millions around the world.
“Greetings on the auspicious occasion of the Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. His emphasis on serving others and furthering brotherhood give strength to millions around the world,” Prime Minister Modi stated on his social media platforms.
He further elaborated on Guru Nanak’s teachings during his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ radio broadcast, underscoring their timeless significance and universal applicability. “Guru Nanak’s precious messages are inspiring and relevant even today, not only for India but for the whole world,” Prime Minister Modi remarked.
In addition to Guru Purab, Prime Minister Modi also extended his wishes on the occasion of Dev Deepavali, a festival celebrated on Kartik Purnima, symbolizing the triumph of light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance. He encouraged the nation to embrace the spirit of Dev Deepavali by spreading the light of knowledge and fostering unity.
Prime Minister Modi’s messages on these auspicious occasions underscore the profound values and enduring relevance of these festivals, emphasizing the importance of selfless service, brotherhood, and the pursuit of knowledge in shaping a more just, harmonious, and enlightened world.