Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: SGPC president and Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University Chancellor Avtar Singh Makkar inaugurated an art gallery having portraits depicting important events in the lives of Sikh Gurus and their families, in the campus today. The gallery particularly showcases paintings depicting the life of Guru Nanak Dev.
Addressing mediapersons, Makkar said at a later stage, the gallery would also include the portraits of prominent Sikh martyrs and saints, whose verses appear in Sri Guru Granth Sahib, prominent Sikh scholars, businessmen, sportsmen, scientists, economists and achievers in different walks of life besides paintings on Sikh traditions and culture.
He said the foundation stone of one more academic block of the university, to be built at a cost of Rs 30 crore, would be laid in the first week of January by Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. He also released the second volume of the Journal of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Studies. Vice Chancellor Dr Gurmohan Singh said the journal, which is a refereed and indexed biannual publication of the university which contained articles by renowned national and international scholars on the theme “Truth and Moral Values” as laid down in Sri Guru Granth Sahib.
Source: The Tribune