Today is the 355th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th and last Sikh guru. The auspicious occasion is also known as Prakash Parv.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have greeted the people on the occasion.
In a tweet, Mr Naidu said, Guru Gobind Singh Ji is an epitome of selfless service and righteousness. He said, Guru Gobind Singh will continue to inspire the people to lead a life of service for the greater good.
In a tweet, Mr Modi said the life and message of Guru Gobind Singh give strength to millions of people. He said he will always cherish the fact that his Government got the opportunity to mark 350th Parkash Utsav.
Meanwhile the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, is being celebrated in Bihar on a low key this time due to Covid. Bihar Governor Phagu Chauhan and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar greeted people on the occassion of Prakas Parva.
Patna Sahib is the birth place of Guru Gobind Singh. Prakash Utsava will be celebrated tonight after culmination of 48 hour long Akhand path amid covid protocol. Takhat Sri Harmandir Ji Prabhandhak Committee general secretary Indrajeet Singh said the entry of devotees has been restricted and no Langar will be organised.