PM greets nation on Guru Gobind Singh’s birth anniversary (Lead, Correcting date in last para)

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended greetings to the people on the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th guru of the Sikh religion.

“Salutations to Guru Gobind Singh ji on his Prakash Utsav. His bravery and service to humanity is always remembered and widely cherished,” Modi tweeted.

Born in 1666 at Patna Sahib, Bihar, Guru Gobind Singh inaugurated Khalsa, the collective body of all initiated Sikhs represented by the five Panj Pyaras (beloved ones) and called the Guru Panth, the embodiment of the Guru and the final temporal leader.

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