Published On : Thu, Jan 5th, 2017

In Patna, PM shares stage with Opposition CM who supported note ban

05live-sikhPrime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday were seen sharing stage in Patna on the occasion of Prakash Parva.

Nitish Kumar is the only Opposition CM who supported demonetisation.

The Prime Minister is in the city to mark the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh at Takht Harmandar Sahib, where the main function is being held. He and the Bihar CM were attending a function at Gandhi Maidan, where a makeshift gurudwara has been set up.

Extending greetings to the nation earlier in the day, PM Modi, in a series of tweets, said, “Guru Gobind Singh-ji’s entire life was devoted to serving the people and fighting for values of truth, justice and compassion. Guru Gobind Singh Ji was blessed with indomitable courage and tremendous knowledge and his bravery is etched in the heart and mind of every Indian.”

The PM also tweeted about his visit to Patna saying he is delighted to be part of the celebrations in Patna, adding that the tenth Sikh Gurus bravery is etched in the heart & mind of every Indian.

Modi will also release special commemorative stamps on Prakash Parv. Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal, Union Minsters Ravi Shankar Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan and other dignitaries will also participate in the celebrations.