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Sikh guru Guru Gobind Singh Ji was born on December 22nd, 1666.

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti, also known as Guru Gobind Singh Ji's Prakash Parv, is an auspicious day commemorating the birth of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji.

According to the Georgian calendar, Guru Gobind Singh Ji was born on December 22nd, 1666; but his birth anniversary is celebrated every year in line with the lunar calendar, which falls on January 9th, this year. He was born in Patna and was an outspoken supporter of social equality. He was a vocal critic of injustice and prejudice, and as a result, he became a significant source of inspiration for many people.

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted the Sikh community on the birthday of Guru Gobind Singh.

Salutations to Guru Gobind Singh ji on his Prakash Utsav. His bravery and service to humanity is always remembered and widely cherished,” Modi tweeted.

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