‘Guru Arjan Dev Ji spread message of equality of different thoughts’
On the occasion of martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev Ji, the fifth Guru and the first Sikh Martyr,Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) vice president Yudhvir Sethi accompanied by senior party leader and Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Department of Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi today laid foundation stone of Gurdwara Dahre Sahib at Residency Road and prayed for the well being of entire humanity.
Both BJP leaders after laying the foundation stone said that Guru Arjan Dev Ji’s universal message was equality of different spiritual thoughts. He compiled Adi Granth wherein composition of Sikh Gurus and some Hindu and Muslim saints representing different spiritual streams were incorporated.
Yudhvir Sethi said that Guru Arjan Dev Ji had invited Sain Mian Mir to lay foundation stone of Golden Temple demonstrating respect for all religions. A strong believer of principals fearing and scaring none, Guru Arjan Dev Ji had respect for justice for all. He said that the Gurdwara will be constructed on the designated site and utmost care will be taken to ensure that devotees get all facilities there.
Priya Sethi in her address assured those present on the site that every possible help would be extended during construction of the Gurdwara and showed her resolve of standing by everyone irrespective of cast, creed, region or religion. The government, she said is working for the betterment of society and intends to take everyone along to build a strong and self reliant Jammu and Kashmir State.
Seeking cooperation of general masses in her resolve, Priya Sethi said BJP led coalition government at the Centre and coalition government in the state were both spending liberally to make Jammu and Kashmir a strong and self reliant state. Various schemes launched by the government must be utilised to their optimum capacities so that deserving lot gets their due share.
Throwing light on the life of Guru Arjun Dev Ji, she said that he withstood every torture for the humanity and always repeated – Teraa kee-aa meethaa laagai (O Waheguru! Your actions seem so sweet to me), Har naam padaarath nanak maangai (Nanak begs for the treasure of the Naam, the Name of the Lord). Guru Arjan Dev Ji sowed the seed of martyrdom, which became the heritage of the Sikhs.Among others Gulshan Mahajan ,Govind sareen Anil Masoom, Nerru anand Rattan singh ,Gulshan Kumar , Surinder ,Sharda devi ,Savita Anand are, Saroj Rakesh kak and others present on the Occasion.