The successful holding of the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji by the Punjab Government under the leadership of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and the top notch arrangements have received widespread applause all across the globe and the Chief Minister is getting accolades from far and wide. The Chief Minister shared this info during the Cabinet meeting held on 2nd December, 2019 and gave the credit to the Cabinet Minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi who was also congratulated by the whole cabinet.The Chief Minister has sent a commendation letter to the Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Technical Education and Industrial Training and Employment Generation Minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi, as per the decision taken during the cabinet meeting.The Chief Minister in the letter also assigned the responsibility of the year long Prakash Purb celebrations in 2020 besides the development works dedicated to Guru Sahib, to Mr. Channi and expressed hope that this time around too, the arrangements would be top class.
Meanwhile, Cabinet Minister Mr. Channi thanked the Chief Minister for reposing faith in him. The minister also thanked the entire 'Nanak Naam Leva Sangat', All the departments of Punjab Government, Private Institutions, Political, Social and Religious personalities for making the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations memorable.Mr. Channi also added that had the SGPC celebrated the Prakash Purb in collaboration with the State Government, it would have further raised the stature of Sikh community worldwide but the Shiromani Akali Dal owing to its narrow political ends, put a spanner in this which has lead to questions being raised on the functioning of the SGPC.The minister once again called upon the SGPC to collaborate with the State Government in the functions dedicated to Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, to be held in future so as to spread the message of Guru Sahib based on Universal Brotherhood in all the corners of the globe. This would raise the esteem in which the Punjabis are held, all over the world.Mr. Channi also assured that no stone would be left unturned to ensure that the celebrations dedicated to the Prakash Purb are successful and also the development centric projects would be completed in time.