September 1, 2018 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Fatehgarh Sahib: Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib celebrated its Eleventh Foundation Day by paying obeisance to Sri Guru Granth Sahib. On this occasion Giani Harpreet Singh, SGPC appointed Jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib, congratulated the University staff members and other dignitaries present on the occasion.
In his address to the gathering, Giani Harpreet Singh said that purpose of education is not only to earn or get a job but to fulfil the higher purpose of human life. He described the importance of moral conduct based on religion in human life. In addition to acquiring worldly education, he stressed that the students should understand the principles of religion and should practise them. In this event, teachers and students of music department of the university recited the Gurbani.
Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr Sukhdarshan Singh Khehra congratulated everyone on this occasion and said that the aim of establishment of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University is not only to impart modern education but also to do research in Sikh religion and other world religions and cultures and the university is trying to fulfil this aim. He also gave information on the new steps and measures taken by university to strengthen the training and placement cell and centre for competitive examinations of the university.
After the ceremony, Registrar of the university, Dr. Pritpal Singh thanked the visiting dignitaries. It is worth mentioning here that the preparations and execution of the celebrations were done by the students of the University.
On this occasion Bhai Ravinder Singh and Jathedar Karnail Singh Panjoli, Members of SGPC, S. Swaran Singh Chanarthal, District President, Shiromani Akali Dal, S. Gurbinder Singh, Ex-President, Municipal Council, Sirhind-Fathegarh Sahib, Giani Harpal Singh, Head Granthi, Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib; Dr. GS Lamba, Principal, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Eng. College, Dr. SS. Billing, Dean Student Welfare, staff and students were present.
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