Jammu and Kashmir governor NN Vohra and chief minister Omar Abdullah today extended felicitations to the people on the birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Gobind Singh, and wished them well-being and prosperity.
In a message, the governor said Guru Gobind Singh was a warrior, poet and a philosopher who strived for building a society based on equality, brotherhood and respect for women.
He said the values underlying the teachings of the great Guru should guide our endeavours to establish a just social order.
The governor expressed hope that this auspicious occasion would usher in peace, progress and prosperity in the state, and would further strengthen the bonds of communal harmony, brotherhood and the secular traditions which have been the hallmark of the glorious heritage and composite ethos of Jammu and Kashmir for the past centuries.
In his message issued on Guru Purab here today, the chief minister wished Guru Purab to be harbinger for peace and development in the state and the country. Omar said that the celebrations of holy occasions in an atmosphere of amity and brotherhood add colour to the blissful events.