350th birth anniversary of tenth Sikh Guru Gobind Singh
The Prime Minister who addressed a function to mark the 350th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji at Anandpur Sahib Gurudwara in Rupnagar district of Punjab announced that the union government has decided to celebrate the 350th Parkash Utsav of Guru Gobind Singh throughout the country in order to spread his message of unity, peace and harmony. Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Bathinda district.
10th Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, the last Human Sikh Guru was born in Patna and he became Guru at the age of 9 years. Guru Govind Singh’s life was one of the greatest landmarks in the history of Sikhs. He established Khalsa and fought around 20 battles with the Mughals. Establishing the Khalsa Panth was the beginning of the Sikh religion. He declared in 1708, that Guru Granth Sahib will be the holy scripture of Sikhism and will be the permanent Guru of Sikhs.