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Delhi govt to provide Rs 10 cr for Guru Nanak Dev's 550th birth anniversary year celebrations


PTI New Delhi
Updated: 13-08-2019 19:24 IST
Delhi govt to provide Rs 10 cr for Guru Nanak Dev's 550th birth anniversary year celebrations

The Delhi government on Tuesday decided to provide Rs 10 crore for celebrations to mark Guru Nanak Dev's 550th birth anniversary year and establish a Punjabi Chair at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). The decision was taken at a meeting of the Governing Council of the Punjabi Academy and it was chaired by Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.

Sisodia also gave his nod to a digital library or museum on the life of Guru Nanak Dev, according to a statement. "The Delhi government will make a provision of Rs 10 crore for the celebrations to mark the 550th birth anniversary year of Guru Nanak Dev," it stated.

The government will also approve a proposal to establish a Punjabi Chair at JNU, the statement said.

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COUNTRY : India