Version of Guru Granth Sahib Released in Hindi

February 14, 2005

Source: The Tribune

On February 14, 2005 The Tribune reported, "The Chief Minister, Mr Babulal Gaur, released the Hindi version of Guru Granth Sahib here, on Sunday. It has been translated by Dr Jodh Singh of Punjabi University, Patiala, and published by the Sikh Heritage Publishers, Patiala, in four volumes. Mr Gaur announced that a separate chair would be set up in the honour of Guru Granth Sahib and Guru Nanak at the Barkatullah University in Bhopal. Besides, the state government would bring out special publications to apprise the common people of the glorious Sikh history. Addressing a symposium on 'Guru Granth Sahib Ki Mahima Apaar' organised by the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Rashtriya Sikh Sangat to mark completion of 400 years of the Guru Granth Sahib, the Chief Minister said the great book contains poetic compositions of enlightened saints of different religious faiths in their respective regional languages and dialects."