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  1. Live blog and updates: PM Narendra Modi says Guru Gobind Singh Ji is an epitome of sacrifice

Live blog and updates: PM Narendra Modi says Guru Gobind Singh Ji is an epitome of sacrifice

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited Patna to attend the closing function of the 350th ‘Prakash Parv’ at the iconic Gandhi Maidan.

By: | Updated: January 5, 2017 2:12 PM
Prime Minister Modi will take part in several programmes at Gandhi Maidan, where makeshift Gurudwara has been set up. (ANI) Prime Minister Modi will take part in several programmes at Gandhi Maidan, where makeshift Gurudwara has been set up. (ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Patna for the 350th Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh on Thursday. The closing function of the 350th ‘Prakash Parv’ was bein held at the iconic Gandhi Maidan. Prime Minister Modi took part in several programmes at Gandhi Maidan, where makeshift Gurudwara has been set up and Holy Guru Granth Sahib has been installed in view of the celebrations. He released special commemorative stamps on Prakash Parv. We take a look at the latest updates:

2:09PM: Bihar will play a major role in the development of the nation, says PM

2:08PM: Guru Gobind Singh ji did not believe in any form of social discrimination and he treated everyone equally, says PM

2:06PM: In addition to his valour, there are other aspects about Guru Gobind Singh ji’s personality that are admirable: PM

2:04PM: I congratulate CM Nitish Kumar for his nasha-mukti abhiyan. It can save  coming generations & act as inspiration to other states, says PM Modi

2:02PM: Bihar is known for its top leaders like Karpoori Thakur and Rajendra Kumar. Guru Gobind Singh was born in such a place, says PM

2:00PM: Gobind Singh Ji fought against social evils to tie society with thread of unity;want to implement same principles in country, says PM

1:58PM: Guru Gobind Singh ji worked for the unity of the people, says PM Modi

1:56PM: Guru Gobind Singh ji put knowledge at the core of his teachings and inspired so many people through his thoughts & ideals, says PM

1:55PM: Guru Gobind Singh Ji is an epitome of sacrifice, he did so for humanity. The world must know he has inspired so many people, says PM

1:54PM: The world should know how Guru Gobind Singh ji has inspired so many people, says PM

1:53PM: I was told Nitish ji personally managed it, says PM Modi

1:52PM: Thank Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for organising the event successfully, says PM Modi

1:50PM: All Indian embassies across the world have been asked to spread the awreness of Prakash Parv, says PM Modi

1:45PM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan

1:40PM: Our Prime Minister was CM for 12 years & he implemented prohibition of liquor very effectively in Gujarat, says Nitish

1:30PM: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar speaking at Patna’s Gandhi Maidan

1:00PM: PM Modi releases special commemorative stamps on 350th Prakash Parv

11:00AM: Earlier in the day, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan offered prayers at the 350th Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh at Patna Sahib Gurudwara

10:30AM: Congress president Sonia Gandhi paid obeisance to 10th Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji as the nation celebrates 350th Prakash Parv. Gandhi said that Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji was not only creator of the gracious “Khalsa,” but was also a renowned spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher.

10:00AM: In a series of tweets, Prime Minister Modi said, “Guru Gobind Singh ji’s entire life was devoted to serving the people and fighting for values of truth, justice and compassion.  Guru Gobind Singh Ji was blessed with indomitable courage and tremendous knowledge and his bravery is etched in the heart and mind of every Indian.”

The 350th Prakash Parv will end today. Besides PM Modi, Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal several Union Minsters including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ram Vilas Paswan and other dignitaries will participate the Prakash parv celebrations.

 

 

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