Prakash Utsav of Guru Ravi Dass Ji observed; Rana, calls for unity, amity


BHALWAL APRIL 22 (KNS):  Senior BJP leader Mr Devender Singh Rana today called for imbibing the spirit of love, compassion, peace and harmony as professed by great saints and seers all their life, saying that striving for social justice and equality will be best tribute to Guru Ravi Dassji.


He was addressing a congregation held in observance of the 645th Prakash Diwas of Guru Ravi Dasji at Karwanda Bahalwal under the aegis of Shri Shri 108 Swami Gurdeep Giri Singh Ji Maharaj.


 Mr Devender Rana hoped the life and teachings of Guru Ravi Dassji will continue to inspire and motivate humanity to work for betterment of all, irrespective of caste, creed and colour. The society, he said, has an onerous responsibility to work for the upliftment of marginalized segments and ensure that opportunities of growth and progress are provided to all.


Mr Rana said the glorious heritage and legacy of inclusiveness has to be sustained, strengthened and bequeathed to the posterity by spreading the divine message of righteousness. The spirit of humanism alone can guide the society to overcome hate, animosity and bitterness that is pivotal for making this world a better place to live in, he added.


          He said the life and teachings of Guru Ravi Dass Ji have inspired the generations and helped in transforming the society, making it conducive for various communities, irrespective of caste, creed and colour.  He said Guruji emerged as a beacon of light at a time when the society was ridden with hate and discrimination on the basis of caste and creed.  He enumerated the great role played by Guruji in ensuring that all segments of the society live with honour and dignity, adding that the relevance of the teaching of the great saint and philosopher assume significance now, as never before.


Mr Devender Rana greeted the people on the Prakash Utsav of Guru Ravi Dass Jayanti and prayed for peace and tranquility in Jammu and Kashmir.


Paying tributes to great saint and social reformer Guru Ravi Dassji, Member Parliament Mr Jugal Kishore Sharma said that best way to remember the apostle of peace is to take a pledge to follow his teachings in letter and spirit and work for building a society based on the natural principles of social justice, equality, compassion, love and togetherness.


Mr Sharma announced provision of Rs 10 lakhs out of his Member Parliament’s Local Area Development Fund for construction of a shed in the complex.


Shri Shri 108 Swami Gurdeep Giri Ji Maharaj, in his discourse at the congregation, highlighted the need for social justice and equality, as preached by Guru Ravi Dassji to bring about harmony in the society.


Prominent among those present on the occasion included BDC Kuldeep Bhagat,Rajinder Singh Chib, Babu Ram Bhagat, Ashok Kerni, Bharat Bushan Thappa, Omi Khajuria, Nand Kishore Sharma, Baba Chanchal Singh, Sanjeev Singh, Ashok Singh Manhas, Surinder Singh Gilli,  Tejpal Singh and others.(KNS)

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