Canada PM Justin Trudeau needs Sikh neighborhood on Bandi Chhor Divas
Toronto, October 25
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has wished the Sikh neighborhood on the event of Bandi Chhor Divas and mentioned it was additionally an event to recognise the essential contributions the Sikh religion have made – and proceed to make – to constructing a stronger Canada.
“At this time (Monday), we be a part of Sikh communities in Canada and all over the world to have fun Bandi Chhor Divas,” the prime minister mentioned in an announcement on Monday.
At this time, households and associates will collect to wish, feast, and lightweight candles at their properties and Gurdwaras as symbols of hope, steerage, and freedom, he mentioned.
“On Bandi Chhor Divas, we mirror on the significance of standing in solidarity with these round us dealing with injustice and serving these in want,” Trudeau mentioned.
“On this vacation, Sikhs commemorate the story of Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji, who was imprisoned in 1619 at Gwalior Fort. When given an opportunity to be liberated from jail, the Guru refused to be launched with out the 52 harmless kings who had been imprisoned alongside him. In the end, he succeeded at releasing himself and the kings,” his assertion famous.
This celebration can be a possibility to recognise the essential contributions Canadians of the Sikh religion have made – and proceed to make – to constructing a stronger Canada, the prime minister mentioned within the assertion.
“On behalf of the Authorities of Canada, Sophie and I want a cheerful Bandi Chhor Divas to all these celebrating,” the assertion concluded.
On the prisoner liberation day, the sixth Sikh guru, Sri Guru Hargobind, returned to Amritsar after being launched together with 52 princes from imprisonment by Mughal Emperor Jahangir from the Gwalior jail in 1619.