SULTANPUR LODHI, Punjab—In an executive meet on September 4, pertaining to the celebrations of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji at Sultanpur Lodhi, the SGPC has resolved to establish a modern museum at Sultanpur Lodhi, to preach the history and ideology of founder of Sikhism Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The meeting was convened by the SGPC President Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar.
Interacting with media, Prof. Badungar said that the architecture of the museum’s building will be globe styled and the sign ੴ will be embellished over it. He added that the SGPC will take the service of historians and specialized engineers to complete the museum project.
It was further shared that a specialized wing will be established for preaching and looking after the religious functions to be held during 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Sahib. He added that the SGPC’s executive committee has also resolved to constitute an International Committee in which the representatives of other religions will also be included.
Prof. Badungar also shared on this occasion that a portrait of Rai Bhular Ji, a devotee of Guru Nanak Sahib Ji, will also be installed in the Central Sikh museum in which the descendants of Rai Bhular Ji and representatives Evacuee Trust Property Board (Pakistan) of will also be invited.
Meanwhile, the SGPC President Prof. Badungar has appealed to the Punjab government ensure completion of development work in Sultanpur Lodhi before the start of anniversary celebrations. He said that he will also personally write a letter to the Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh in this regard.
Following the meeting, all the SGPC executive walked the project site to assess Gurdwara Sri Santghat.
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