PM Modi greets nation on Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of birth anniversary of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.

Updated: Feb 03, 2015, 09:05 AM IST

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of birth anniversary of Guru Ravidas Jayanti.

“On his Jayanti, tributes to Guru Ravidas ji. Guru Ravidas ji's teachings of equality & brotherhood in society are a great inspiration for us,” he tweeted.

On the eve of the Guru Ravidas Jayanti, President Pranab Mukherjee said his "noble teachings propagating universal brotherhood are of great relevance in today's world".

"On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Ravi Dasji, I extend greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens," Mukherjee said in a message.

"Guru Ravidasji's noble teachings propagating universal brotherhood are of great relevance in today's world. Let us derive inspiration from the struggle of Guru Ravidasji for equality in society."

"Let us rededicate ourselves to the building of a casteless society for which Guru Ravidasji fought ceaselessly," he added.

Gurudas was a saint of the Bhakti movement.

(With IANS Inputs)