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US President Joe Biden Greets Sikhs On Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Gurpurab

Washington: US President Joe Biden has extended his warm wishes to the Sikh Community on the 552nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of the Sikh faith, emphasizing that Guru Nanak’s visionary “message of equality, peace, and service is as important today as it was five centuries ago”.

Guru Nanak’s teachings emphasize the dignity and equal rights of all people, empowerment of women and girls, interfaith cooperation, and acts of service to support those in need, Biden said in a statement on Friday (local time).

He also stressed that Sikhs continue to strengthen communities worldwide.

“By living these and other core values of their faith, Sikhs continue to strengthen communities throughout the United States and the world,” he said.

Statement of President Joe Biden on the Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Birth
Jill and I extend our warmest wishes to the Sikh community on the 552nd anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of the Sikh faith. Guru Nanak’s visionary message of equality, peace, and service is as important today as it was five centuries ago. His teachings emphasize the dignity and equal rights of all people, empowerment of women and girls, interfaith cooperation, and acts of service to support those in need. By living these and other core values of their faith, Sikhs continue to strengthen communities throughout the United States and the world.

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