President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu has greeted fellow-citizens on the occasion of birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.



  • The year 2022 has been observed as the 553rd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. It is observed annually on the full moon date of the Kartik month or Kartik Purnima.
  • Guru Nanak (1469 – 1539), also referred to as Baba Nanak was the founder of Sikhism and is the first of the ten Sikh Gurus.
  • He was born on April 15th, 1469 in Rai Bhoi di Talvandi, now Nankana Sahib, Pakistan.
  • Guru Nanak Dev spread the message of ‘Ek Omkar’ which means that God is one and is present everywhere.
  • Guru Nanak Dev Ji believed one can connect to the almighty through sincere prayers. All his teachings are composed together to form the sacred book called Guru Granth Sahib – the central holy religious scripture of Sikhism.