The Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji is a solemn occasion, celebrated by Sikhs all over the world. Apart from men, women and children of the community, a cross-section of other ethnic groups is also invited to the Gurudwars to partake in the prayers and festivities.
The Sikh community in New Zealand has been one of the most active participants in the progress of the country’s progress and prosperity.
As the first settlers representing the Indian community, dating back to more than 120 years, Sikhs have been epitomes of hard work, dedication and devotion.
Over the years, they have established themselves as farmers, doctors, lawyers, accountants, businesspersons, government officials and in other vocations.
Among our most celebrated personalities are members of the Sikh community.
The first National Party Indian Member of Parliament (Kanwaljit Singh Bakshi) is from the Sikh community.
As well as being successful in any venture that they undertake, Sikhs are known to preserve and promote their traditional and religious values.
The Gurudwars that they have built around the country bear testimony to their penchant for keeping alive the teachings of their Gurus.
It is therefore fitting that the Sikh community marks the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji every year with enthusiasm and religious fervour.
Indian Newslink salutes the Sikh community for their hard work and strenuous efforts to achieve success in every endeavour they undertake and offers them salutations and best wishes for their continued progress and prosperity.
The management and staff of this newspaper also extend their best wishes to the community on the the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev JI.
The teachings of the great religious leader and founder of the Sikh religion will forever be the leading light of the community.
This Special Report is a humble homage to one of the greatest religious leaders of all time. May humanity benefit from His teachings and wisdom.