550th Birthday Celebrations: Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu Releases Commemorative Coins

NEW DELHI, India—On June 27, the Indian vice president Mr. Venkaiah Naidu released commemorative coins devoted to the 550th birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

“Teachings of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji are still guiding the world and the slogan given by the Indian PM Narendra Modi ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas’ is also inspired from the teachings of Guru Nanak Sahib,” Naidu said these words while expressing happiness on the eve of releasing these coins made up of gold and silver.  

Naidu further said that the teaching ‘Naam Japo, Kirat Karo te Vand Shako’ is more important in today’s rapidly changing society and we should teach these values to our current generations.

ਜਗਤ ਗੁਰੂ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ ਜੀ ਦੇ 550 ਸਾਲਾ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ ਪੁਰਬ ਨੂੰ ਸਮਰਪਿਤ ਯਾਦਗਾਰੀ ਸਿੱਕਾ ਹੋਇਆ ਜਾਰੀ। Commemorative Coins launched to mark Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji's 550th Parkash Purb.

Posted by Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday, June 27, 2019

On this eve, Union Food Processing Minister Bibi Harsimrat Kaur Badal shared information about some selected incidents related to Guru Nanak Sahib’s life and inspired the program attendees to follow teachings of Guru Sahib. She also passed credit of Kartarpur corridor to the NDA government.

DSGMC president Manjinder Singh Sirsa shared information about the selection of designs of these commemorative coins.