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Birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh

Birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh

PM Narendra Modi on 2nd January 2020 greeted people on the 353rd birth anniversary of Gobind Singh. He was the 10th Sikh guru.

Key Points:

  • Modi posted a brief video on the guru describing how he fought against injustice and caste discrimination.
  • His philosophy and ideals are relevant for the “New India.”
  • He was a spiritual master, warrior, poet and philosopher and was born in 1666 in Patna.

About Guru Gobind Singh:

Guru Gobind Singh founded Sikh Warrior community called Khalsa in 1699. He introduced five Ks in Sikhism. It is called the “Panj Kakar”They are uncut hair (Kesh), an iron bracelet (kara), a wooden comb (Kangha), 100% cotton undergarment (Kachera) and iron dagger (Kirpan). In Sikhism, the holy text Dasam Granth is dedicated to Guru Gobind Singh.

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