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PM Modi, President Murmu lead India's Gurpurab celebrations

President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to the people on Guru Nanak Jayanti.

PM Modi attended and offered prayers at celebrations of the 553rd Prakash Parv of Guru Nanak Dev in New Delhi.

He was felicitated with shawl, siropa and sword. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister greeted everyone on the auspicious occasion of Gurpurab and Prakash Parv and also for Dev Deepawali.

He expressed his happiness for having the opportunity to celebrate key Prakash Parvs such as 350th Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh, 400th Prakash Parv of Guru Teg Bahadur and 550th Prakashotsav of Guru Nanak Dev.

"The inspiration and blessings of these auspicious occasions is enhancing the energy of New India...Light of every Prakash Parv is acting as a source of light for the country", the Prime Minister said.

President Murmu also extended her heartiest greetings to citizens of the country and Indians settled abroad on the sacred occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

"On the sacred occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, I extend my heartiest greetings to all fellow citizens and Indians settled abroad, especially the brothers and sisters of the Sikh community," the President said in her message.


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