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Exhorts people to Follow the footsteps of Bhagat Kabir ji for carving out a progressive, prosperous and harmonious society

June 22, 2024 06:47 PM
 Exhorts people to Follow the footsteps of Bhagat Kabir ji for carving out a progressive, prosperous and harmonious society

Presides state level function to mark 626th parkash utsav of Bhagat Kabir ji

Asserts education is the most effective tool to wipe out poverty and other maladies

Says state government taking unprecedented steps for progress of state and prosperity of people

Punjab Newsline, Hoshiarpur, June 22-

Punjab CM Bhagwant Singh Mann on Saturday announced to set up Bhagat Kabir Dham for conducting extensive research on life and philosophy of the doyen of Bhakti movement.

Addressing the gathering during the state level function to mark 626th parkash utsav of Bhagat Kabir ji here today, the CM said that the 15th-century mystic poet and saint Bhagat Kabir ji had shown way of life to the people adding that this Dham will act as a pivotal for research on their life. He said that the life and philosophy of the great mystic poet has always inspired the people towards rightful living adding that people should follow the footsteps of Bhagat Kabir ji for carving out a progressive, prosperous and harmonious society. 

Exhorting the people to follow teachings of Bhagat Kabir ji in right earnest, the Chief Minister said that it is need of hour to carve out an egalitarian society rising above the parochial considerations of caste, colour, creed and religion. He said that the life and teachings of Bhagat Kabir Ji preached the eternal message of love, peace, harmony contained in his Bani, which is part of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that though Bhagat Kabir ji’s early life was spent in a Muslim family he was strongly influenced by the Hindu saint Ramananda, which had a deep impact on his writings during the Bhakti movement.

Urging people to emulate the ideals of the great saint, the Chief Minister said that it can play an important role in building a harmonious and progressive society. He said that the great Sikh Gurus have taught us to fight against tyranny, injustice and oppression. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that his government is leaving no stone unturned for restoring the pristine glory of the state.

The Chief Minister said that the state government is making concerted efforts for rejuvenating the health and education system in the state. He said that till now sending his child to government school was the compulsion of the common man but within six months it will be his wish to do so as the education system is being revamped. Bhagwant Singh Mann said that Schools of Eminence have been set up across the state to impart quality education to the students adding that in similar manner the government health system is also being upgraded.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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