ANKARA 

The Indian embassy in Ankara celebrated the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, on Tuesday.

The embassy organized a prayer session to commemorate the event.

Speaking at the celebration, India’s ambassador to Turkey Sanjay Bhattacharyya said the culture and faith that Sikhs have brought about enriches the civilization of the world.

He stressed that Guru Nanak’s teachings give his devotees strength in providing service to others without being asked or compensated just because it is being done for humanity.

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