New Delhi, Dec 28: On the occasion of the birth anniversary celebrations of the tenth Sikh Guru, Prime Minister Narendra Modi n Sunday paid tributes to Guru Gobind Singh saying his life and ideals inspire eternally.
"He epitomised ultimate courage & a spirit of sacrifice. I bow to him," the Prime Minister tweeted.
Thousands of devotees thronged gurudwaras across the country today to take part in the celebrations of birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh.
Guru Gobind Singh was a warrior, poet and philosopher and succeeded his father Guru Tegh Bahadur as the leader of Sikhs at the young age of nine. He formed the Khalsa by selecting five persons from different castes belonging to different regions.
He baptised them as Sikhs, thus giving a lesson of caste-less society and national integration. Community kitchens are also being organised.
The life & ideals of Guru Gobind Singh ji inspire eternally. He epitomised ultimate courage & a spirit of sacrifice. I bow to him.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 28, 2014