Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also release a commemorative coin and postage stamp to mark the occasion.
Despite growing power of the Sikh misls (fighting units) in the 18th century, the Akali Nihang bands continued to renounce power and cultivated self-discipline and austerity.
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti: Born in Bihar, the last Guru of Sikhism gave the surname of Singh (Lion) to every Sikh and also took the name for himself. Here's a look at his life and teachings.
Social factors played a key role in developing a Sikh socio-cultural identity. Even before Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the British visitors to India saw Sikhs as special
Remembering the martyrdom of four sons of Guru Gobind Singh, the CM said those who came with the intention of converting India to Islam, today their existence has been erased.