Since early morning, many devotees visited the Golden Temple located in Amritsar, Punjab, and offered prayers on the occasion of 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He was the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.
Earlier in the day, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to the founder of Sikhism Guru Nanak Dev and wished citizens on his birth anniversary.
The Prime Minister prayed that the Sikh Guru’s thoughts keep motivating people to serve society and ensure a better planet.
Guru Nanak Jayanti is celebrated with much joy and fervor throughout the country and different parts of the world on the full moon day of the Kartik month as per the Hindu calendar. It is also marked as Kartik Poornima.