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Pb govt to celebrate 'Parkash Purb' on grand scale

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

The Government would celebrate the 550th 'Parkash Purb' of in 2019 on a grand scale.

"The central theme of the celebrations would be 'Nanak Naam Charhdi Kala, Tere Bhaaney Sarbat da Bhala," this was decided at a high level meeting here, a release said.

The meeting was headed by the Cultural Affairs and Tourism Minister, Punjab,

In a statement after the meeting, Sidhu said that in a recent meeting held under chairmanship of Chief it was decided by the to celebrate the 'Parkash Purb' on a grand scale.

The responsibility of chalking out a comprehensive road-map regarding this has been entrusted to his department, the said.

Sidhu said that the Guru gave message of welfare of all humanity and the would propagate his teachings to all the corners of the globe through the celebrations.

He said that in today's meeting it was decided to form various committees as part of the year long celebrations.

Sidhu said that the Government would approach the prime for constituting a central level committee concerning the celebrations.

He said that other state governments would also be involved in the celebrations and would also be sent to them to hold functions at the places connected with in their respective states.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 20:45 IST