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New Delhi : Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC) Prahlad Singh Patel on November 5, 2019, paid obeisance at Sri Ber Sahib Gurudwara at Sultanpur Lodhi, the holy town where Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji lived for many years and got enlightenment.

Patel was at Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala district of Punjab to participate in the 550th Parkash Purab (Birthday celebrations) of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He said that he was delighted to be present at such an important holy place and appealed to the people to visit Sultanpur Lodhi to pay their respects to the Great Guru.

After paying obeisance at the historical Gurudwara, which is famous for Beri (Zizyphus jujuba) tree sown by Guru Nanak Dev Ji himself, Patel visited local railway station where the Union Culture Ministry has put up a photo exhibition and is also showcasing a short film to public describing Life and Teachings of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He watched the film along with other dignitaries, according to a PIB release.

Patel said that the Union Culture Ministry has put up exhibitions on Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji at 100 places across the country to spread his teachings which have universal appeal and value. Former Member of Parliament Prem Singh Chandumajra and Member Secretary, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), Sachidanand Joshi were also present during his visit.

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