Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was in Bihar’s capital city Patna to take part in mega “Prakash Utsav”, marking the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh also praised Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his contribution in organising this event and also for putting ban on liquor in the state.
He also applauded Nitish Kumar’s decision of imposing ban on sale of liquor in the state and urged all political parties and people to back his move.
Modi said while addressing the main function in the Darbar Hall of a makeshift gurdwara in a “tent city”, set up in historical Gandhi Maidan, in the heart of Patna, “Nitish Kumar, his government and the people of Bihar deserve credit for making arrangement on such a large scale for holding the Prakash Utsav.”
Nitish Kumar and was seen sharing stage and talking with Modi. He also released special commemorative stamps on Prakash Utsav.
Prime Minister offered prayers and also served during the “langar”. After landing at Patna he was received by Governor Ramnath Kovind and Chief Minister.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, union ministers Ram Vilas Paswan and Ravi Shankar Prasad and a large number of Sikhs from India and abroad will take part in the event.