Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said Guru Gobind Singh, the founder of Khalsa Panth, did amazing work to unite various sections of the society and he was not only a social reformer but also a warrior.
Baghel on Thursday was addressing the Sikh community during the 353rd Prakash Parva ceremony organized on the occasion of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s birth anniversary. Guru Gobind Singh Ji is the 10th Guru of Sikh community.
Chief Minister paid reverence to Guru Granth Sahib and prayed for peace, prosperity and progress of the state.
He further said Guru Gobind prepared brave warriors and he was the one to pronounce that Guru Granth Sahib will be the Guru of Sikh community. “And even today, Guru Granth Sahib continues to guide us towards the righteous path,” Baghel said.
Baghel said, “Today, we all should pledge to follow the path shown by Guru Gobind Singh Ji. This would be our courteous tribute to him.”
Chief Minister said that Sikh community is a hard-working joyful community. “I extend hearty wishes of Prakash Parva of Guru Gobind Singh Ji to the entire community,” he said.
MLA Satyanarayan Sharma also addressed the programme and extended warm greetings on the occasion.
MLA Duo Kuldeep Juneja and Satyanarayan Sharma, Raipur Mayor Pramod Dubey, Commissioner Chhattisgarh Minority Commission Mahendra Singh Chhabra, were present as special guests.
On the occasion, Sikh Community presented ‘Saropa’ to Chief Minister. Chairman of Gurudwara Management Committee Preetpal Singh Chandok and many office-bearers and members of the committee along with the devotees were present.