CM Charan on Gods and Goddess' Charan The Feet and Darbar
PUNJAB CM PAYS OBEISANCE AT SRI DARBAR SAHIB, SHRI DURGIANA MANDIR AND BHAGWAN VALMIKI TIRATH STHAL IN AMRITSAR
SAYS JUSTICE WOULD BE DONE TO PANTH IN SACRILEGE CASES
PPCC CHIEF PATS CM FOR INITIATING PRO-PEOPLE AGENDA TO ENSURE OVERALL DEVELOPMENT OF STATE & PROSPERITY OF ITS PEOPLE
Amritsar September 22, 2021: Punjab Chief Minister S. Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday categorically said that justice would be done to the Panth in the unfortunate incidents of sacrilege (Guru Sahib di beadbi).
During an interaction with media persons after paying obeisance at Sri Darbar Sahib where the Chief Minister offered prayers to seek Waheguru’s blessings to serve the people of the state regardless of caste, colour, creed and religion to create a harmonious society. He said, “Each and every religion and section of society in the state would be given due respect and the administration will be run according to religious ethics (Raj dharam anusaar chalega)”.
Pointing out further, S. Channi said that the ethos of love, brotherhood and harmony in the society would be maintained at every cost and will ever remain their top priority.
The Chief Minister thanked Waheguru for bestowing upon him the responsibility to serve the people of Punjab with sincerity, dedication and commitment to fulfill their aspirations. S. Channi said by the God’s grace he would leave no stone unturned to come up to the expectations of people adding he said that the implementation of pro-people welfare measures and development initiatives would be the top priority of the state government.
Earlier, the Chief Minister reached Sri Harmandir Sahib in the wee hours, where he walked the ‘Parikrama’ (path around the sanctum sanctorum) before offering prayers at Sri Darbar Sahib and Sri Akal Takht Sahib. He also performed the sewa of holy ‘Palki Sahib’ and listened to Gurbani Kirtan, took part in Ardas, offered Deg and Rumala Sahib, and listened to the Hukamnama.
The Chief Minister and other dignitaries also received ‘Siropa’ (robe of honour) and model of ‘Sri Harmandir Sahib’ by General Secretary SGPC Bhagwant Singh Sialka and Manager Sri Darbar Sahib Gurinder Singh at Information Office.
S. Channi was accompanied by Deputy Chief Ministers S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Mr. O.P. Soni, PPCC President S. Navjot Singh Sidhu and other elected representatives besides his family members during the visit to Sri Harmandir Sahib.
Later, the Chief Minister also offered prayers at Sri Durgiana Mandir and Bhagwan Valmiki Tirath Sthal, Ram Tirath in Amritsar, where he was honoured by the concerned management committees. He also visited the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial to pay glowing tributes to the martyrs.
The Chief Minister also visited the residences of Deputy Chief Minister O.P. Soni, MP Gurjeet Singh Aujla, MLAs Dr. Raj Kumar Verka and Sukhwinder Singh Danny.
CM ANNOUNCES SRI GURU RAVIDASS CHAIR OVER 101 ACRE LAND AT JALANDHAR
PAYS OBEISANCE AT SACHKHAND DERA BALLAN
Ballan (Jalandhar), September 22, 2021: Punjab Chief Minister Mr Charanjit Singh Channi today announced setting up of a Sri Guru Ravidass Chair over 101 acre land to perpetuate the life, philosophy and teachings of the great saint.
The Chief Minister, who was here to pay obeisance at Dera Sachkhand Ballan, said that the chair will be set up adjoining the Dera and will be managed by the Dera itself. He said that the government will ensure operation and maintenance of the chair for the coming ten years. Mr Channi envisioned that this state of the art chair will emerge as a huge research centre on life and philosophy of Sri Guru Ravidass Maharaj ji.
The Chief Minister also said he will lay the foundation stone of a museum dedicated to Baba Sahib Dr BR Ambedkar at Kapurthala on Thursday. Likewise, he said that a management college on name of Baba sahib will also be set up in the state. Mr Channi said that due focus will be laid on imparting quality education to people instead of other freebies.
The Chief Minister said that he is fortunate to have got an opportunity to offer prayers at this sacred land after assuming the office. He said that this blessed land has always been a source of inspiration for millions of followers of Sri Guru Ravidass Maharaj ji who had preached the lesson of egalitarian society to entire humanity. Mr Channi also said that he has got solace and peace of mind by visiting this holy place.
The Chief Minister also lauded the role played by Dera in social and economic well being of the masses. He said apart from connecting the people with teachings and philosophy of Sri Guru Ravidass Maharaj ji the Dera has always remain instrumental in imparting quality education and health services to the needy and underprivileged sections of society. Mr Channi also lauded the philanthropic services rendered by the Dera for the well being of the masses.
Earlier, Lok Sabha MP from Jalandhar Chaudhary Santokh Singh welcomed the Chief Minister to Dera. He said that it is a moment of pride for all of us that the Congress party has appointed Mr Channi as the Chief Minister of the state.
On the occasion the chief of Dera Sant Baba Niranjan Dass felicitated the Chief Minister with a shawl and siropa.