Chandigarh: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday called on his Punjab counterpart Parkash Singh Badal and apprised him about the programmes to be organised by his government to commemorate the 350th Parkash Utsav of Guru Gobind Singh at Patna Sahib, the birth place of tenth Sikh Guru.
“Kumar also invited Badal to Patna Sahib a day prior to the commemoration of the event,” a Chief Minister’s Office spokesperson said.
Kumar was accompanied by Bihar Tourism Minister Anita Devi.
Accepting his invitation, Badal thanked the Bihar Chief Minister for this gesture and assured all support and cooperation on behalf of the Punjab government to make the function a success, the official added. Badal said he had been deeply touched by the devotion and commitment shown by the Bihar Chief Minster to Guru Gobind Singh and had been overwhelmed by the magnitude of the events planned for this occasion by the Bihar government, the spokesperson said.
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