PM Modi On Guru Tegh Bahadurs 400th Birth Anniversary: India Will pay Fitting Tribute
400th Birth Anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high level meeting to discuss the activities, which will be organised to mark the 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh Guru. There will be year-long events to mark the event. PM Modi said these activities should be such that not only the life and teachings of Guru Tegh Bahadur but also of the traditions of all the Sikh Gurus are spread all the world over.
Praising the social service done by the Sikh community and gurudwaras all over the world, PM Modi said research and documentation of the Sikh traditions should be done. The traditions are a complete life philosophy in itself, the Prime Minister said, adding that it is his government's good fortune to be able celebrate the 550th Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev, the 400th Parkash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur and the 350th Parkash Purab of Guru Gobind Singh.