PUNE: The best example of communal harmony was set by the Muslims of Pune where a joint celebration was organised to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The great Leader’s birth anniversary is the biggest festival for the Sikhs and Punjabi community and is also commonly called as Guru Nanak Gurpurab.
The day is celebrated to mark the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, who is the first Guru of the Sikhs and the founder of Sikhism. To celebrate the great Guru’s 550th birth anniversary, for the very first time in Pune, Muslim community has portrayed the best example of communal harmony by not only coming forward but also by joining the celebrations by holding the event at Gurudwara named Guru Nanak Darbar, located in Camp, Pune.
Muslims were seen distributing sweets at the event and joining the Sikh community in their celebrations. More than 100 people attended the event where many religious scholars too were seen present, informed Nisar Sagar, president of Muslim Chamber of Commerce and Industries (MCCI). MCCI took the lead in organising the event at the Gurudwara, he ended.