550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Current Affairs - 2020

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019

The birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first Guru of Sikhs, is celebrated every year on Kartik Purnima as Guru Nanak Jayanti or Guru Parva or Prakashotsav or Prakash Parv. It is one of the most sacred festivals in Sikhism and is celebrated all over the world. This Read More…

Books on teachings of Guru Nanak Dev launched

Union Food Processing Industries Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ launched the three books on teachings of Guru Nanak Dev at Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College in New Delhi. The books published in Punjabi were launched to commemorate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The Read More…

ICCR to organize 3-day ‘Takhat Darshan Yatra’ for Sikh youths from 10 nations

To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will be organizing a three-day ‘Takhat Darshan Yatra’ for Sikh youths from various countries as part of its birth anniversary celebrations. Key Highlights The ICCR is also organising a first-of-its-kind programme including an International Read More…

Air India depicts ‘Ik Onkar’ on tail to mark Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary

In a unique gesture to mark 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev (founder of Sikhism and the first of ten Sikh Gurus), Air India has painted Sikh religious symbol ‘Ik Onkar’ on the tail of one of its aircraft. ‘Ik Onkar’ religious symbol is a central tenet of Sikh religious philosophy. Key Highlights Read More…

Kartarpur visit: Pakistan to issue tourist visas to non-Indian Sikhs

To mark the celebrations of 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the Pakistan government will now issue tourist visas to non-Indian Sikhs visiting Kartarpur corridor and other gurdwaras in the country. Key Highlights Under the historic Kartarpur Corridor agreement signed between India and Pakistan on 24 October 2019, the pilgrims coming from India Read More…