Guru Nanak Sikh Studies Department organizes two day International Seminar

Grant of Rs. 5 lakh announced by SGPC
Chandigarh, December 6, 2018 ( By SK.Vyas): Two day International Seminar  on “Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Legacy : Multi
Dimensional Perspective” to commemorate the 550th Parkash Purav of
Guru Nanak Dev Ji organized by the Department of Guru Nanak Sikh
Studies, Panjab University, Chandigarh in collaboration with
Chandigarh Sahitya Academy under the Chairmanship and seminar director
Prof Shankar ji Jha ( DUI) and Dr. Jaspal Kaur Kaang, academic
in-charge respectively.
Bhai Gobind Singh Ji Longowal , President Shiromani Gurdwara
Parbandhak Com. {SGPC} Sri Amritsar gave an overview about the Life,
Journey and Teachings of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, and appreciated the
efforts made by the Department to organize the seminar.  He donated 5
lakh rupees to the University for Academic Research in Religious
Studies. Dr. Roop Singh Chief Secretary SGPC also spoke about Guru
Nanak Dev ji’s vision.
The Vice Chancellor of Panjab University Prof. Raj Kumar in his
address informed that in the year 2019,  varous events will be
dedicated to the celebration of 550th Parkash Purav of  Guru Nanak Dev
Ji  apart from release of books on the same. He also assured of
providing necessary funds for the same.
Dr. Sarbjinder Singh, Chairman Guru Granth Sahib Studies, Punjabi
University Patiala talked about the ideals of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Prof.
Jaspal Singh Ex VC, Punjabi University Patiala, gave a detailed
account about the rich Heritage of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Dr. Gurinder
Singh Mann, Director Global Institute of Sikh Studies, USA also
expressed his views.
On the occasion, two Books based on the Seminar held by the
Department in 2016, were released by the dignitaries present. Eminent
Professors, research scholars, academicians and students from the
universities all over Punjab were present for the seminar today. Dr.
Karamjit Singh Registrar of Panjab University presented a vote of
thanks.