JAMMU, Jan 30: Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism and Parks, Priya Sethi exhorted the need to follow the philosophy and teachings of Guru Gobind Singh Ji to enrich human life and promote peace and harmony in the society.
Priya Sethi said this while speaking during a function organized to mark the celebrations of 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Ji at Gurudwara Sikh Bhat Biradari at Rani Park.
The Minister said that Guru Ji was a poet, philosopher, warrior and spiritual master whose teachings of universal brotherhood, equality and the spirit of self sacrifice for others hold more relevance in the present times and they should be followed to carve out an egalitarian society irrespective of parochial considerations of caste, color and creed
While highlighting the role of the Guru Ji, Priya Sethi said that he made unparalleled contribution in upholding the age-old traditions of secularism besides safeguarding the human rights. She emphasized the need for inspiring the youth to learn and imbibe the teachings and sacrifices of the great Guru Gobind Singh.
While responding to the various demands raised by the people regarding the development of the area, the Minister assured that their demands would be taken up with the concerned for an early redressal.
Among others who were present on the occasion includes president of the Gurudwara, Chiman Singh, Secretary, Hira Singh, senior political leaders, prominent citizens and devotees in large number.
Caption: MoS Priya Sethi paying obeisance at Gurdwara on Monday.