Remembering Sikh Guru’s supreme sacrifices

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, May 2

Member of Parliament Santokh Singh Chaudhary visited Gurdwara Nauvi Patshahi Dukh Nivaran Sahib, Jalandhar, and paid obeisance to Guru Teg Bahadur on his 400th birth anniversary.

MP Chaudhary said Guru Teg Bahadur was the epitome of human values and stood against oppression and tyranny. “We remember the ninth guru as ‘Hind di Chadar’, who made supreme sacrifice to protect humanity and Indians from tyranny of then rulers. His selflessness and compassion can never be forgotten by us,” he said.

The Lok Sabha MP further stated that the martyrdom of the guru to protect freedom of conscience and belief is an inspiration all over the world, adding that he is an icon of resistance against atrocities and injustice.

“Guru Teg Bahadur’s life was spent in the service of humanity and his martyrdom was for the preservation of faith. His Gurbani and philosophy serve as the guiding light for millions. In today’s time when we are dealing with a pandemic, it is important to remember his ideals and serve the people with compassion,” MP Chaudhary said.

Webinar organised by KNCW, Phagwara

The Post-Graduate Department of Hindi conducted a webinar on the birth anniversary of the Guru Teg Bahadur. The webinar was based on the topic ‘’Shri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji ki Bani ki Prasangikta’’ (the relevance of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji’’s bani). Dr Kulwinder Kaur, Head, Department of Hindi, Hindu Kanya College, was invited as the resource person. She was introduced and welcomed by the convener Dr Asha Sharma, head, Department of Hindi. Dr Savinder Pal, college Principal, extended a formal welcome to the resource person and focused on the propagation of Gurbani so that people can practise patience and perseverance in such tough times. Dr Kulwinder urged people to stay connected with Guru Sahib’s bani to find solace in the times of pandemic. She also called Guru Teg Bahadur as ‘the prime epitome of perseverance’.

‘Follow guru’s teachings to promote scientific outlook’

To mark the commemoration of the 400th Birth Anniversary of Guru Teg Bahadur, Pushpa Gujral Science City organised a webinar on ‘Teachings of the Guru: Science and Innovative thinking’ on Saturday. Around 150 students participated in the webinar. Harjinder Singh Cheema, managing director, Cheema Boilers Limited, was the speaker at this occasion. He said he was deeply influenced by the guru’s teachings of devotion, courage and integrity and that for society to develop, innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit was the need of the day. The youth needed to follow the high values put forth by our gurus.