The Indian skipper, Virat Kohli took to Twitter on Tuesday to wish his fans on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti, also known as Gurpurab. He tweeted a video where he greeted his followers on the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev.
Sharing the video, Kohli tweeted: “A big hello to everyone. Want to wish everyone a very happy Gurpurab. May Wahe Guru Ji bring peace and happiness into your lives and bless all of you”.
Happy gurpurab to everyone 🙏😇 pic.twitter.com/YE14bJBtGS
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) November 12, 2019
India’s cricketing fraternity also took to social media to wish fans on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti, also known as Gurpurab. The cricketing greats like Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, and Anil Kumble also took to social media to wish their fans on the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev.
Team India players Ishant Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan also tweeted their greetings on the day. Sachin Tendulkar tweeted: “Wishing everyone a happy Guru Purab on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak ji”.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) November 12, 2019
Harbhajan Singh tweeted: “May Guru Nanak Dev Ji bless you with peace and bestow you with eternal joy and happiness. Happy Gurpurab 2019”.
ਧੰਨ ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ ਜੀ ।। ਆਪ ਜੀ ਨੂੰ ਗੁਰੂ ਨਾਨਕ ਦੇਵ ਜੀ ਦੇ ੫੫੦ਵੇਂ ਪ੍ਰਕਾਸ਼ ਪੁਰਬ ਦੀਆਂ ਲੱਖ ਲੱਖ ਵਧਾਈਆਂ ।। May Guru Nanak Dev Ji bless you with peace and bestow you with eternal joy and happiness. Happy Gurpurab 2019 pic.twitter.com/Ej4klngWGH
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) November 11, 2019
Virender Sehwag tweeted: “#gurupurab di lakh lakh vadhaaiyan ! May there be love , peace, and fulfillment”.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) November 12, 2019
“Heartiest greetings to all on the auspicious occasion of #GuruNanakJayanti . May his golden teachings inspire us to follow the path of peace, compassion and service,” VVS Laxman tweeted.
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) November 12, 2019
The Indian opener, Shikhar Dhawan wrote: “May happiness and blessings surround you as we remember the birth anniversary of our beloved Shri Guru Nanak ji. Happy #GuruNanakJayanti”.
— Shikhar Dhawan (@SDhawan25) November 12, 2019
The Indian pacer, Ishant Sharma wrote: “Best wishes to everyone on Guru Nanak Jayanti, today! God bless you all!”
— Ishant Sharma (@ImIshant) November 12, 2019
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) November 12, 2019
Guru Nanak Dev was the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh gurus. Gurpurab is a day to remember the teachings of the first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev. Guru Nanak Dev’s teachings became part of Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of the Sikhs. Before his death at the age of 70, he appointed Guru Angad as his successor.