Amit Kumar, New Delhi: The entire nation is celebrating the 400th Prakash Parv of Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji today. Today is the closing ceremony of the 400th Prakash Parv of the ninth Sikh Guru Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur. On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Gurdwara Sheesh Ganj Sahib in Delhi this morning and prayed. The Prime Minister visited the gurudwara without security routes and special security arrangements.
There was no special security with PM Modi when he suddenly reached the gurudwara. Nor did PM Modi reach the Gurudwara on any particular security route. PM Modi spent some time there praying.
Earlier, the Prime Minister bowed down to Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji by tweeting. Prime Minister Modi wrote in his tweet that I salute Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji on the special occasion of the 400th Prakashotsava of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Guru of Sikhs. He is respected globally for his courage and his efforts to serve the Dalits. He refused to succumb to tyranny and injustice. His supreme sacrifice gives strength and inspiration to many people.
Let me tell you that Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur was the ninth Guru of the Sikhs. He followed the path laid down by Nanak, the first Guru of the Sikhs. 115 verses composed by him are included in the Guru Granth Sahib. He opposed making Kashmiri Pandits and other Hindus into Muslim by force. He was a revolutionary era man. He was born Vaisakh Krishna Panchami in Amritsar, Punjab. He was the ninth Guru of the Sikhs. He devoted his entire life to uplift the human society and eliminate evil from the society.