President Kovind, PM Modi greet nation on Guru Nanak Jayanti

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

President Kovind in a tweet said, “Greetings to all fellow citizens, especially to our Sikh brothers and sisters in India and abroad, on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. On this sacred occasion, let us resolve to conduct ourselves in a manner so as to emulate his teachings.”

“Guru Nanak Dev Ji showed people the path of unity, harmony, fraternity, comity and service, and gave an economic philosophy to realize a lifestyle based on hard work, honesty and self-respect. His life and teachings are inspiration for all human-beings,” President Kovind added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet said, “I bow to Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji on his Parkash Purab. May his thoughts keep motivating us to serve society and ensure a better planet.”