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Rodrigues releases book on Guru Nanak in Hindi

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Punjab Governor and Chandigarh UT administrator SF Rodrigues called upon people to go to their roots and rich traditions and to work together for building an new “Resurgent India” based on humanism, social equality, compassion, tolerance and harmonious living, as preached and practiced by Guru Nanak throughout his life.

Addressing a gathering after releasing a book title Guru Nanak: His Life & Teachings (Hindi) by Roopinder Singh, at Museum and Art Gallery, here on Thursday, Rodrigues said Indians are the product of glorious civilization and have a rich historical background enriched by the philosophy of great masters like Guru Nanak and other spiritual ambassadors of different faiths and religions. All these teachings profess the concept of oneness of mankind, inner transformation, reality of one god and selfless service to the needy.

Appreciating the reported move of reviving the glorious traditions of Nalanda University, Rodrigues said or is essential for us to evolve a supportive culture and impart qualitative education in our universities and educational institutions, based on moral, ethical and spiritual values to help the younger generations to be concerned and responsive citizen.

He said he has already asked the vice-chancellor of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, to conduct a study in this regard. Similarly, he has requested the vice-chancellor of Panjab University, Chandigarh, to identify retired experts, professionals and mentors to contribute in different fields of endeavour concerning society, through their expertise, knowledge and experience.