Schools, colleges celebrate Parkash Purb of Guru Nanak virtually

Schools, colleges celebrate Parkash Purb of Guru Nanak virtually

Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, December 1

Amid Covid-19 pandemic and closing of educational institutes, various authorities on Monday made it sure to teach the values of Guru Nanak Dev by celebrating the 551st Parkash Purb virtually.

Sanskriti KMV School

Sanskriti KMV School celebrated the Parkash Purb with devotion. Principal, students and teachers sought the blessings with prayers while at home. Highlighting the teachings of Guru Nanak Dev, the school held series of home activities for the students. Online release of ‘Shabad gayan’ by school music department was made tying all in one thread of obeisance. Principal Rachna Monga, in her message to the students, mentioned Guru Nanak’s valuable teachings and its need in today’s social environment. She mentioned that tolerance, patience, sharing and honesty in the youth can only lead them to be true human beings. Chander Mohan, president, Arya Shiksha Mandal, in his message expressed strong prayers for the nourishment of young and old. On the activity platform, students presented their thoughts in the form of ‘Shabad gayan’, poetical recitation, slogan writing, declamation, poster and collage-making and shared with the teachers through online mode.

CT Group of Institutions

CT Group of Institutions, South Campus, Shahpur, marked the 551st Parkash Purb by organising a ceremony in which staff members recited Sukhmani Sahib Path. The majority of them were donned in saffron coloured turbans and dupattas. CT Group co-chairperson Parminder Kaur Channi, Tanika Singh graced the occasion along with managing director Manbir Singh and vice-chairman Harpreet Singh. Recalling the last year’s celebration, Manbir Singh said: “Last year, we contributed our bit by organising various events dedicated to 550th Parkash Purp of Guru Nanak Dev like turban tying, plantation drive, Limca Book of Records of making 550 vegetarian sandwiches and a 12-day long ‘Virasat-e-Pradarshni’ at Sultanpur Lodhi. Baba Nanak has blessed us always and we wish best for everyone in future as well.”

Lyallpur Khalsa College

Dr Gurpinder Singh Samra, principal, Lyallpur Khalsa College, also congratulated the teaching and non teaching staff, students and alumni and the management on the occasion of 551st Parkash Purb of Guru Nanak Dev. Dr Samra in his message said Guru Nanak’s teachings could guide modern man in living his life peacefully and meaningfully. He said the teachings of the great Guru were relevant even after five centuries and could guide human beings to maintain this planet as a worth living place. He said Guru Nanak Dev in his teachings gave the message of universal brotherhood, simple and honest life. He said the college, following the teachings of the Guru, always tried to instill the sense of logical thinking, and peaceful coexistence.

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