PATNA, Bihar—Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 350th birth anniversary celebrations of 10th Sikh master Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji on January 5, 2017 at Takht Sri Patna Sahib. Modi was invited by the management committee of Sri Patna Sahib.
While paying obeisance at Patna Sahib on October 14, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad confirmed the developed and announced that Modi will be present as the chief guest during the celebrations next year.
The Union Minister gathered details of the preparations being made for the celebrations of 350th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji.
Interacting with media on this eve, Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the Prime Minister had granted Rupees 10,000,000 to the Bihar State government to allow them to mark the celebrations with fervour. He said that the Union government of India was ready for every type of assistance needed for the birth anniversary celebrations.
The Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar also said that the state government of Bihar will serve the Sikh devotees with full devotion during 350th birth anniversary celebrations. “Our poor state will perform every task to facilitate convenient journey to the Sikh devotees during 350th birth anniversary celebrations and we invite the worldwide Sikh devotees to attend the celebrations,” he added.