Capt Amarinder Urges Sgpc Chief To Join State Govt In 550th Prakash Purb Celebration
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday urged SGPC President Gobind Singh Longowal to join hands with the state government to make the celebration of the 550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji a grand success.
Captain Amarinder urged Longowal during a brief meeting when the latter had called on him at his residence to extend an invitation for the celebrations being launched by the SGPC on Nov 23. The chief minister said the SGPC should also be a part of the celebrations being planned by the government in a mega scale, as befitting the historic occasion.
The commemoration of the event is a lifetime opportunity for all, cutting across political, social and religious lines, to get together to espouse the cause and principles scripted by the first Sikh Guru, said the Chief Minister.
It calls for collective and active participation of one and all, in the spirit of harmony that the Guru has prompted, Capt Amarinder added.
Cabinet Ministers Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Navjot Singh Sidhu and Vijay Inder Singla, PPCC President Sunil Jakhar were with the Chief Minister when the SGPC president called on him.