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 Amarinder appeals to all political parties not to hold conferences at Shaheedi jor mel Amarinder appeals to all political parties not to hold conferences at Shaheedi jor mel


Chandigarh - Keeping in view the sanctity of the Shaheedi Jor Mel, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday appealed to all political parties not to hold any political conferences during the event. Neither the Congress party nor the State Government would organise any public function during this solemn occasion at Fatehgarh Sahib, he said. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister Office said that the appeal by Captain Amarinder Singh came in view of the martyrdom day of Baba Zorawar Singh Ji and Baba Fateh Singh Ji, the younger Sahibzadas of Tenth Sikh Master Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, and his mother Mata Gujari Ji, which should be observed with utmost reverence.

 Amarinder appeals to all political parties not to hold conferences at Shaheedi jor mel Amarinder appeals to all political parties not to hold conferences at Shaheedi jor mel


Chandigarh - Keeping in view the sanctity of the Shaheedi Jor Mel, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday appealed to all political parties not to hold any political conferences during the event. Neither the Congress party nor the State Government would organise any public function during this solemn occasion at Fatehgarh Sahib, he said. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister Office said that the appeal by Captain Amarinder Singh came in view of the martyrdom day of Baba Zorawar Singh Ji and Baba Fateh Singh Ji, the younger Sahibzadas of Tenth Sikh Master Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, and his mother Mata Gujari Ji, which should be observed with utmost reverence.

 Captain Amarinder exhorts people to emulate ideals of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Captain Amarinder exhorts people to emulate ideals of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur


Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has exhorted the people to uphold and emulate the high ideals of secularism and humanitarianism embodied by the Ninth Sikh Guru Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji.

In a message on the martyrdom day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, the Chief Minister urged people to imbibe the spirit of self-sacrifice preached and practiced by ‘Hind Di Chaadar’, Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, who laid down his life to

 Punjab cabinet passes special resolution hailing Kartarpur corridor Punjab cabinet passes special resolution hailing Kartarpur corridor

 

 

Chandigarh,

The Punjab Council of Ministers, under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Monday passed a special resolution to set up a Dera Baba Nanak Development Authority for the development and beautification of the area in and around Dera Baba Nanak ahead of the 550th Prakash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji

 Punjab cabinet passes special resolution hailing Kartarpur corridor Punjab cabinet passes special resolution hailing Kartarpur corridor

 

 

Chandigarh,

The Punjab Council of Ministers, under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Monday passed a special resolution to set up a Dera Baba Nanak Development Authority for the development and beautification of the area in and around Dera Baba Nanak ahead of the 550th Prakash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji

UP CM under attack over Hanuman remark UP CM under attack over Hanuman remark

 

Jaipur, The Congress has urged the Election Commission to take action against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for calling Hindu god Hanuman a Dalit.

In a complaint lodged with the Election Commission, the Congress accused Adityanath of posing a threat to communal harmony in Rajasthan

Printing press from Germany to be imported for printing Guru Granth Sahib Printing press from Germany to be imported for printing Guru Granth Sahib

 

New Delhi, The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) will import an ultra modern fully computerized offset printing press to print copies of the Sikh holy scripture Guru Granth Sahib ji.

In a bid to keep pace with the latest printing technology in the world, the new eco-friendly "CO2 neutral" four-colour printing machine is being imported from German firm Heidelberg for Rs 8 crore.

A new three-storied fully air-conditioned printing press complex "Granth Sahib Bhawan" is being built at Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib complex at the cost of around Rs 2.5 crore for installing the new machine. The construction work is likely to be completed by April 2019.

Kovind, Amarinder to lay Kartarpur corridor foundation stone next week Kovind, Amarinder to lay Kartarpur corridor foundation stone next week



Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said that he and President Ram Nath Kovind will jointly lay the foundation stone of the Kartarpur corridor project in Dera Baba Nanak area of Gurdaspur district on November 26.

"Happy to share that I'll be joining President Ram Nath Kovind ji in laying foundation stone for Kartarpur Corridor to International Border at Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdaspur, on November 26. It will be a great moment indeed for all devotees of Sri Guru Nanak Dev," the Chief Minister tweeted.

Go-ahead for Kartarpur corridor to ring in Nanak's 550th birth anniversary Go-ahead for Kartarpur corridor to ring in Nanak's 550th birth anniversary

 

New Delhi, The Union Cabinet on Thursday decided to develop a Kartarpur Corridor from Gurdaspur in Punjab to the international border to facilitate pilgrims' passage to Kartarpur Sahib gurudwara in Pakistan as part of the 550th birth year celebrations of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev, next year.

The government will also develop Sultanpur Lodhi in Punjab, the city associated with Guru Nanak's early life, as a heritage town conforming to all principles of smart cities, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said a press conference after a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at which the decisions were taken.

Badrinath shrine shuts for winter break Badrinath shrine shuts for winter break



Dehradun, The portals of the Badrinath temple were closed for the winter break on Tuesday amid rituals and chanting of hymns, authorities said. The gates were closed at 3:21 p.m.

Badrinath was the last of the four shrines - Kedarnath, Gangotri, Yamunotri -- to close for the six-month winter break.

SAD forms committee to assist SGPC in celebrating 550th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji. SAD forms committee to assist SGPC in celebrating 550th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji.

 

 

Chandigarh, – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) core committee today formed a nine member committee to assist the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) in celebrating the 550th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji in a befitting manner, even as it demanded the immediate sacking of Education minister O P Soni for forcefully distributing distorted history books to school children.

Happy Bandi Chorh Diwas & Happy Diwali to all Happy Bandi Chorh Diwas & Happy Diwali to all

 

Bandi Chorh Diwas is a day on which Guru Hargobind Sahib was released with 52 Kings from Gwalior Prison.. It is celebrate with great joy as it was a time when "right" prevailed over "wrong".

The death of his father Satguru Guru Arjan Dev Ji, at the hands of Mughal emperor Jahangir prompted Hargobind to emphasize the military dimension of the Sikh community. He symbolically wore two swords, which represented miri and piri (temporal power and spiritual authority). He built a fort to defend Ramdaspur (Amritsar) and created a formal court, Akal Takht When Murtaja Khan, Nawab of Lahore, noticed that Guru Ji had constructed the Sri Akal Takhat Sahib, 'The Throne of the Almighty', at Amritsar, and was also strengthening his army, he informed the Mughal Emperor Jahangir about this. He also, incorrectly, emphasized that the Sikh Guru was making preparations to take revenge for his father's torture and martyrdom. When Jahangir heard about this he at once sent Wazir Khan and Guncha Beg to Amritsar in order to arrest Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji.

Sikhs' primary duty to serve others: Naidu Sikhs' primary duty to serve others: Naidu



New Delhi, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday lauded Guru Nanak Devji for his "commitment to serve the poorest of the poor" and for laying the foundation of a community whose "primary duty lies in serving the people".

"Guru Nanakji, the founder of Sikhism, made immense contribution to this great nation with his commitment to serve the poorest of the poor, irrespective of cast creed and religion. He laid the foundation to build a society whose primary duty lies in serving the people," Naidu said while releasing a book, ‘Prominent Sikhs of India', authored by Prabhleen Singh of Panjab University.

Captain Amarinder greets people on Parkash Purab of Guru Sri Guru Ramdas ji Captain Amarinder greets people on Parkash Purab of Guru Sri Guru Ramdas ji


Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday greeted the people on the occasion of the Parkash Purab of fourth Sikh Guru Sri Guru Ramdas ji, whose message of love and peace continues to guide humanity through the ages.

Go-ahead for Kartarpur corridor to ring in Nanak's 550th birth anniversary Badrinath shrine shuts for winter break SAD forms committee to assist SGPC in celebrating 550th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji. Happy Bandi Chorh Diwas & Happy Diwali to all Sikhs' primary duty to serve others: Naidu Captain Amarinder greets people on Parkash Purab of Guru Sri Guru Ramdas ji Amarinder greets people on Bhagwan Valmiki jayanti Speaker Rana KP Singh greets people on Dussehra Durga puja begins in Bengal Mythology revisited: Lakhs to attend Sita-Ram marriage at Agra Work on to restore Srinagar mosque after 250 years History of Sri Harmandir Sahib , Golden Temple Amritsar Martyrdom of Guru Arjan dev ji Purja purja kate marhe kabho na chhade khet - Saint Kabir ji Toll in Haryana Sikh shrine collapse rises to 3 No one sings about Jesus- Palash Sen Authentic flavours of Amritsar Gurdwaras in Sacramento (U.S) offer food, shelter to California dam evacuees Dalai Lama lays foundation stone for South Asia hub Amarinder will visit Takht Sri Patna Sahib Gurdwara on Tuesday Sgpc will add two sub committees -Badungar CM Virbhadra inaugurates Admn. block of Guru Gobind Singh College, Paonta Sahib Vancouver-based band to reveal 'hidden world of bhangra Walking with Nanak conscious attempt to humanise the saint: Author Haroon Khalid Another communal polarization bid by Badal govt- Punjab Congres American Sikh Council endorses the “One Granth and One Panth Alka Singh presided over the 38th Annual Convocation of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women Amritsar geared up for ‘Heart of Asia’ conference: Sukhbir Badal Nitish calls on Punjab Cm Badal Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi participating in the function of 350th Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji