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    Narendra Modi at Prakash Parv LIVE updates: Narendra Modi ends his speech by raising the slogan, ” Jo bole so Nihal…. Sat Sri Akal.”

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    Narendra Modi at Prakash Parv LIVE updates: Narendra Modi says a committee launched to enhance and promote Prakash Parv throughout India and the world. 100 crores have been allocated for the initiative. The railways have also taken up the issue of connectivity and reach to the festival.

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    Narendra Modi at Prakash Parv LIVE updates: Prime Minister lauds Nitish Kumar for his initiatives to bring change in society and launching the alcohol ban in the state. He adds, ” The works is not of the government alone, not of Nitish Kumar alone. It is the duty of every person staying in Bihar. if it is successful, bihar will become an example for the country. “

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    Narendra Modi at Prakash Parv LIVE updates: The lessons he taught us will teach us to enhance the unity in the country among diversity. He will be an example for followers across the world : PM Modi

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    Narendra Modi at Prakash Parv LIVE updates: Narendra Modi says no one has sacrifised mor ethan the Guru Gobind Singh. He fought against evil in society especially class-based division in society. He fought ill the end of his life to bring equality in society.

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    Narendra Modi at Prakash Parv LIVE updates: Guru Gobind Singh Ji is an epitome of sacrifice, he did so for humanity. The world must know he has inspired so many people says PM Modi.

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    Narendra Modi at Prakash Parv LIVE updates: The Prime Minister praises the sacrifices made by the Guru Gobind Singh. Says the Guru Granth Saheb will be the guiding light for generations to come.

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    Narendra Modi at Prakash Parv LIVE updates: Narendra Modi thanks the Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his hard work and dedication in making the event happen.

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    Narendra Modi at Prakash Parv LIVE updates: Narendra Modi wishes the crowd a very happy new year in Punjabi.

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    Narendra Modi at Prakash Parv LIVE updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanks all the dignitaries gracing the occasion and greets the devotees.

Patna, January 5: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today be gracing the closing ceremony of the 350th ‘Prakash Parv’ at Gandhi Maidan in Patna, Bihar today. The festival commemorates the 350th birth anniversary of the Sikh religious leader, Guru Gobind Singh.

A makeshift Gurudwara has been set up at Gandhi Maidan in which the Holy Guru Granth Sahib has been installed. The Prime Minister is expected to launch commemorative stamps on the occasion. He will also address the devotees.

Political allies and rivals including, Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal, Union Minsters Ravi Shankar Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan and other dignitaries too will participate in the Prakash Parv festivities.

The Prakash Parv of Shri Guru Gobind Singh is one of the most important festivals on the Sikh calendar. All of Patna has been decorated beautifully to celebrate 350th Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Aerial surveys and other measures have been adopted to ensure the highest levels of security. Stay with us as we bring to you live coverage from the festivities.