The federal government mentioned the purpose is to assist jail inmates change their outlook and psyche. (Representational)
The Punjab authorities has determined to distribute spiritual literature in all prisons within the state to mark the 550th delivery anniversary of Sikhism’s founder Guru Nanak Dev.
On the eve of the Sikh Guru’s birthday celebrations, the Punjab authorities has additionally proposed to launch 550 prisoners on account of excellent conduct.
Punjab Minister of Jail Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa mentioned books written by famend Sikh scholar Bhai Vir Singh, depicting the life historical past of Guru Nanak Dev and people on the teachings and philosophy of different Sikh Gurus, will probably be distributed within the prisons.
Mr Randhawa mentioned the rationale behind distributing such literature to jail inmates is to assist them change their outlook and psyche, thus enabling them to assimilate themselves within the mainstream of society.
He added the purpose is to distribute 550 books in five-five units in each jail of Punjab. The initiative can be undertaken with the help of spiritual organisations, together with the Maharaja Jassa Singh Ramgarhia Basis.
The state authorities is pulling out all stops to make sure that the 550th ‘Parkash Purb’ celebrations of the founding father of the Sikh faith transform memorable.
Beneath the technique, numerous cities that had been visited by Guru Nanak Dev are being beautified and given a brand new look.
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