CM Harish Rawat announces to set up Punjabi Academy in state


#Dehradun #Uttarakhand On the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday paid obeisance at gurudwaras and announced to set up a Punjabi Academy in the state. The chief minister also announced construction of a gurudwara in Haridwar and said that District Magistrate has been asked to identify a suitable piece of land in the holy city for the Gyan Godadi gurudwara. Making the twin announcements on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti, Rawat said opinions of distinguished members of the Punjabi community are being taken on establishing the Punjabi Academy. Rawat who paid obeisance at gurudwaras located in Race Course and Prem Nagar areas of the city to mark the occasion, said that Guru Nanak Dev travelled worldwide to spread the message of love and brotherhood by establishing dialogue with different communities. "We should take forward Guru Nanak Dev's tradition of dialogue with different communities to establish social amity and peace," he said.

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