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PM Modi Offers Prayers At Gurudwara Rakab Ganj

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a shock go to to Gurudwara Rakab Ganj on Sunday and paid tributes to Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth Sikh guru, for his supreme sacrifice.

Folks of the Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee had been shocked to see Modi current within the premises. There was neither any safety, nor barricading preparations made on the roads through the Prime Minister’s unscheduled go to.

Like a typical man he moved within the Gurudwara, and shocked everybody by his go to with none pre-scheduled programme. Modi’s sudden go to to the Gurudwara comes a day after the ninth Sikh Guru’s loss of life anniversary was noticed on Saturday.

In a tweet after the go to, the Prime Minister mentioned: “This morning, I prayed at the historic Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib, where the pious body of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji was cremated. I felt extremely blessed. I, like millions around the world, am deeply inspired by the kindnesses of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji.”

“It is the special Kripa of the Guru Sahibs that we will mark the special occasion of the 400th Parkash Parv of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji during our Government’s tenure. Let us mark this blessed occasion in a historic way and celebrate the ideals of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji,” the Prime Minister additional mentioned.

Sources say that in Prime Minister Modi’s go to, particular care was taken in order that the folks don’t face any inconvenience as a result of on Sunday, the variety of guests is sort of excessive. That’s the reason there was no such high-level safety as is normally the case, sources say.

Modi’s sudden go to to the Gurudwara comes amid the agitation organised by the farmers of Punjab within the nationwide Capital, which can be seen as a transfer to placate them. Nevertheless, the BJP leaders say that the PM’s go to is a matter of pure religion and shouldn’t be seen from another perspective.

Guru Teg Bahadur sacrificed his life to guard faith and humanity. His martyrdom is remembered yearly as Martyr’s Day. On Saturday, the entire nation noticed Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day. Guru Tegh Bahadur preached Sikhism through the 17th century.

(With IANS Inputs)

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