CHANDIGARH: The Punjab Governor and Administrator, Union Territory, Chandigarh, Shri Banwarilal Purohit in a message on the Gurpurab of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, called upon the people to rededicate themselves to the ideals and goals set out by the great Guru and work for creating a harmonious society, based on values of humanism and secularism.
The Governor said that Guru Gobind Singh Ji, a saint soldier, symbolized the virtues of truth, righteousness and universal brotherhood. He was a great warrior and launched a crusade against social injustice and tyranny of the rulers of those times. Sacrifice made by Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji who sacrificed his four sons, father and mother for preserving human and secular values are rare in the annals of mankind.
He appealed to the people to strive in unison for carving out a healthy and harmonious society by following the precious legacy of the tenth Guru and celebrate the occasion irrespective of caste, creed and religion.