As part of its plan to commemorate the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of the first Sikh Guru, the state government on Friday decided to rename the roads linking various places across the state as 'Guru Nanak Marg'. These will be those roads which had been blessed with the visits of Guru Nanak Dev. The government has also decided to take up these places for special development, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced on Friday, while chairing a meeting of the Executive Committee constituted to finalize the modalities for the celebrations to be held on a global scale. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh also constituted a high-level committee to coordinate with various organisations to build public support for the mega celebration, which will be centred around the theme of 'Nanak Naam Chardikala', 'Tere Bhana Sarbat Da Bhala’. The essence of Guru Nanak Dev’s ideology of all-pervasive love, harmony, peace, compassion and amity. The committee has been tasked with collaborating with eminent experts and historians, as well as representatives of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) and Sant Samaj. The committee comprises Cooperation Minister and MLA from Dera Baba Nanak Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and MLA from Sultanpur Lodhi Navtej Singh Cheema.
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