Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank and Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal launched three books on Guru Nanak Dev Ji at the Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College University of Delhi on behalf of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
National Book Trust
The National Book Trust under the Ministry of HRD published three Punjabi titles Guru Nanak Bani, Nanak Bani, and Sakhian Guru Nanak Dev, to spread the message of Guru Nanak Dev. The title Guru Nanak Bani published in Urdu, Odia, Marathi, Hindi, and Gujarati released on occasion. The translation in Assamese, Bangla, Kannada, Sanskrit, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Sindhi, and English. The teachings of Guru Nanak Dev are apt in the world of complexities, and the youth world over needs to follow his philosophy of humanity, equality, and One God. The Government announced Guru Nanak Dev Chairs in Universities in the United Kingdom as well as in Canada. The Interfaith Center will be set up at Guru Nanak Dev University in Punjab at the cost of Rs 493 crores.
Guru Nanak Bani
Guru Nanak Bani in five Indian languages and was planning to publish it in 15 Indian languages so that the teachings of Guru Nanak Devji reach millions of Indians across the nation. Everyone benefits from his message of One God and peace amongst the fellow beings.
President of Delhi SGPC, Shri Manjinder Singh Sirsa, Principal of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College Dr Jaswinder Singh, Former Rajya Sabha Member and currently Chairman, governing body of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Khalsa College Shri S. Tarlochan Singh and Former Vice-Chancellor of Punjabi University Patiala Dr Jaspal Singh as chief guests.
Details of Books
The details of the three books published in Punjabi by National Book Trust, India are: The paper titled Guru Nanak Bani, compiled by Bhai Jodh Singh, has collected various verses from the original Bani of Guru Nanak Dev and collated them theme-wise. The writings of Guru Nanak Dev have relevance in the current scenario as they play the role of beacon to the disillusioned. The book Nanak Bani (compiled by Manjit Singh) is a collection of five prominent writings (paanch bania) of Guru Nanak Dev. The Janamsakhis literally meaning birth stories are writings which profess to be the biographies of Guru Nanak. It is a book based on these life stories of Guru Nanak Dev. This is an illustrated book especially meant for children. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi passed a Resolution in November 2018 to celebrate the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji in the year 2019 throughout the country and across the globe, in a grand and befitting manner along with State Governments and the Indian Missions abroad.