President Kovind, PM Modi pay homage to Guru Gobind Singh on his birth anniversary

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid homage to the tenth Sikh Guru – Guru Gobind Singh on his 352nd birth anniversary.

“Homage to Guru Gobind Singh on his birth anniversary. He devoted his life to serving the people and upholding truth, justice and compassion. The example and teachings of Guru Gobind Singh continue to inspire us,” President Kovind tweeted.

Modi in his tweet said, “I bow to Sri Guru Gobind Singhji on his jayanti.”

Guru Gobind Singh is revered by the Sikh community as he founded the ‘Khalsa Panth’, the warrior Sikh community, at Anandpur Sahib in 1699.

Guru Gobind Singh was the only son of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh guru, and Mata Gujri.