Member Parliament Chaudhry Santokh Singh, MLA Rajinder Beri, MLA Surinder Chaudhry Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori, and Senior Superintendent of Police Naveen Singlatoday on Friday launched the Edition of Coffee Table Book titled, “Spiritual Journey of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib”, compiled by Lawyer and Author Harpreet Sandhu, prepared in Collaboration with Punjab Pollution Control Board Chairman Prof S S Marwaha , dedicated to 400th Birth Anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji.Member Parliament described the Coffee Table Book of immense importance as the book depicts the pious journey of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib” from his Birth till Martyrdom through replete colorful visuals of Gurudwara Guru ka Mahal (Amritsar), Gurudwara Vayah Asthan (Kartarpur, District Jalandhar), Gurudwara Bhora Sahib (Baba Bakala) to Gurudwara Takth Sri Kesgarh Sahib (Sri Anandpur Sahib).MP further stated that we are indeed fortunate that through his passion for photography and documentaries, Harpreet Sandhu has allowed the society to follow the steps of our enlightened Guru Ji. He lauded the sincere efforts of Advocate Harpreet Sandhu who has authored this coffee table book and has dedicated this pious work to the sacred memory of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib. He added that the teachings and philosophy of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib was still relevant in contemporary times.
Chaudhry congratulated all for the 400th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib and said that we all must make a resolution to follow the preaching and discourse of Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Ji, who selflessly served the society and spread message of peace and universal brotherhood.Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori after previewing the Coffee Table Book said that this pious work will be of immense interest, which has been beautifully portrayed through the pictorial visuals of the holy shrines, where Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib left his footprints. He stated that such efforts were the need of the hour to connect our coming generations with their roots.Extending his gratitude on this occasion, Advocate Harpreet Sandhu said that he authored this Coffee Table book with a sole aim to project the Gurudwaras related to Life Journey of Guru Teg Bahadur Sahib and their Historical importance, where Ninth Sikh Guru left his foot prints under the guidance of Padma Shri Dr. Surjit Patar.Prominent among others present on the occasion included Assistant Commissioner Hardeep Singh, Congress Spokesman Jaiveer Shergil, Youth Congress leader Angad Dutta and officials of PPCB.