JAMMU, Feb 14: Shri Guru Ravi Dass Sabha Bahu Fort, celebrated 640th Prakash Utsav of Sant Shiromani Guru Ravi Dass Ji Maharaj today in the premises of Shri Guru Ravi Dass Mandir Bahu Fort, under the aegis of Swami Gurdeep Giri ji Maharaj.
Swami ji blessed the Sangat with Amritvani of Shri Guru Ravi Dass Ji Maharaj. Swami Gurdeep Giri Ji Maharaj said that education is must for overall development of person. Swami has laid foundation of Begumpura Renaissance University at Pathankot. Two blocks namely Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Block and Administrative Block have been completed and foundation of Science block has been laid by Raman Bhalla, Former Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation who was Chief Guest on this occasion.
While speaking on this occasion, Bhalla said that we should follow the path shown by Guru Ravi Dass Ji Maharaj. He said that Guru Ji always struggled for upliftment of down trodden and for eradication of social evils.
Dr. Sanjay Bhasin, President JKRCEA also addressed the sangat. He threw light on the life and mission of Sant Shiromani Guru Ravi Dass Ji Maharaj. He also condemned that lathicharge on people participating in Maharally organized on January 28 last year.
Vijay Lochan, Ex-President All J&K Guru Ravi Dass Sabha (Regd) also threw light on the struggle of Guru throughout his life. He said that Government has failed on all fronts to protect the rights of Reserved Category employees.
Dr. Vijay Shivgotra, president, Sham Lal Kalsi – Senior. vice president, Vikas Kalsi -vice president, Sham Lal Basson – general. secretary, Mangat Ram – secretary, Sanjay Kalsi – Organising secretary, Rajesh Kumar – Publicity Secretary, Vikas Loch – Cashier, Joginder Lal – Store Incharge, Suresh Bangotra – President Youth Wing, Raj Kalsi – Advisor, Ramesh Chander – Pathi, also addressed the Sangat.
Students of Shri Sai Public School performed cultural programme on the life Guru Ravi Dass Ji Maharaj under the direction of Madam Krishan Bangotra – Director Tapasya Art Dramma Party. Sonu Heer renowned singer of J&K Sang Bhajans on the life and mission of Guru Ji.