The 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak is melting down human-drawn borders. In a commendable gesture, the Pakistan government on Tuesday issued a Rs 50 commemorative coin to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.
The coin will be available for the devotees visiting Kartarpur Sahib gurudwara next month. According to Pakistani media reports, the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor will be inaugurated by Pakistan PM Imran Khan on November 9.
About the Coin
One side of the coin reads, 550th Birthday Celebrations Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji 1469-2019 with a gurudwara carved on it whereas on the other side it reads Islamic Republic Pakistan and Rs 50 with Pakistan’s symbol – a moon and a star.
More initiatives to commemorate Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary, earlier Pakistan also issued postage stamps with an image of the Gurdwara Janam Asthan for Rs 8. Additionally, Imran Khan laid the foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak University in Nankana Sahib.
Source: Hindustan Times
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