President Kovind, PM Modi pay tribute to Guru Nanak Dev on his birth anniversary

27

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tribute to Guru Nanak Dev on the occasion of his birth anniversary.

President Kovind said that the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev inspire everyone to follow the path of peace, compassion and service.

“Gurpurab greetings to all fellow citizens, especially to our Sikh brothers and sisters in India and abroad. The life and teachings of Guru Nanak Dev inspire us to follow the path of peace, compassion and service,” Kovind tweeted.

Recalling his inspiring thoughts, Prime Minister Modi said that Guru Nanak was committed towards eradicating injustice and inequality from society and believed in the power of education.

“Shri Guru Nanak Devji taught us the path of truth, righteousness and compassion. He was committed towards eradicating injustice and inequality from society,” Modi tweeted.

“He also believed in the power of education. We bow to him on his ‘jayanti’ (birth anniversary) and recall his inspiring thoughts,” Modi added.

Guru Nanak Dev was born in November 1469, he was the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.