Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday delivered the historic speech as he attended the Parkash Purab celebrations on the Purple Fort after sundown, marking the four-hundredth delivery anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the place he invoked the ninth guru of Sikhism.
“I’m blissful that at this time our nation is shifting ahead with full devotion on the beliefs of our gurus. On this virtuous event, I bow on the ft of all ten gurus. Hearty congratulations to all of you on the event of Prakash Parv,” mentioned PM Modi through the deal with.
“In entrance of Aurangzeb’s tyrannical considering, at the moment Guru Tegh Bahadur ji, changing into ‘Hind di Chadar’, stood like a rock,” PM Modi added.
Earlier, PM Modi paid tributes to Guru Tegh Bahadur on his arrival on the Purple Fort. He attended the non secular occasion being organised by the Centre and the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Administration Committee.
Through the occasion, PM Modi additionally launched a commemorative coin and postage stamp.
The programme is being organised by the Authorities of India in collaboration with the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Administration Committee.
The programme is concentrated on highlighting the teachings of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh Guru, who sacrificed his life to guard faith and human values, beliefs and ideas in world historical past, famous the Prime Minister Workplace’s in an official assertion.
Guru Tegh Bahadur was executed for supporting the non secular freedom of Kashmiri Pandits on the orders of Mughal ruler Aurangzeb. His dying anniversary is commemorated as Shaheedi Divas yearly on 24 November. Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib and Gurdwara Rakab Ganj in Delhi are related along with his sacred sacrifice. “His legacy serves as an important unifying power for the nation,” the PMO wrote.