CHANDIGARH, NOVEMBER 27: Paying tributes to Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji, on his martyrdom day, the Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh, Shri Banwarilal Purohit in a message said that the ninth Guru laid down his life to protect the right of freedom to worship and preserve human and secular values. Guru Ji’s supreme sacrifice symbolizes the crusade against tyranny and oppression.

The Bani of Guru Teg Bahadur in Sri Guru Granth Sahib preaches oneness of mankind, universal brotherhood, valour, righteousness and compassion. His Shaheedi Diwas is a solemn occasion to perpetuate ethos of peace, harmony and national integration as propagated by Guru Ji. Our real homage to the great Guru would be to follow his teachings in true spirit, he said.

The Governor appealed to the people to collectively participate in the observance of this auspicious occasion.