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Amarinder to launch 550th anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak on Nov 23

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

will launch his government's year-long celebrations to commemorate the 550th 'Parkash Purab' (birth anniversary) of Dev on November 23 from the Sikh holy town of in district.

"The will lay the foundation stone for several development projects in the holy city of on the occasion of the Gur Purab of the first Sikh Guru, marking the inauguration of a series of events planned to mark the celebrations of the 550th Parkash Purab of Sri Dev Ji," a for the said on Saturday.

Prior to the launch of these celebrations, the Chief Minister will a meeting of the on November 19 and will also meet the representatives of 'Sant Samaaj' (Sikh religious leaders) to finalize the modalities for the celebrations, the added.

The government has planned year-long celebrations to mark the 550th birth

Guru Nanank Dev (1469-1539) is revered in Sikh religion, one of the youngest religions in the world.



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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 20:20 IST