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Baba Guru Nanak’s 483rd death anniversary observed in Kartarpur

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 22 (APP):Three days event of 483rd death anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first Guru of Sikhs concluded in Kartarpur Sahib on Thursday.

The death anniversary day is marked as ‘Jyoti Jot’ and prayers are offered at Kartarpur Sahib, which is final resting place of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji .

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal attended the concluding ceremony on behalf of the Prime Minister.

Baba Guru Nanak ji was born to Baba Mehta Kalu and Mata Tripta in Nankana Sahib and died on September 22, 1539 in the age of 70.

Baba Guru Nanak Ji spread the message of ‘one God.’

He travelled all across the world including Mecca, Tibet, Kashmir, Bengal, Manipur, and Rome.

His teachings can be found in the sacred Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib which is a collection of verses written in Gurmukhi.

Sikh pilgrims from all over the world, including Pakistan, were welcomed by Sardar Ameer Singh, Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee President, Sardar Inderjit Singh, member of the committee,

MPA Sardar Ramesh Singh Arora, and the officers of the Evacuee Trust Property Board and the Kartarpur Project Management Unit. | YouTube Channel

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.