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Statement by the Prime Minister on the anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued today the following statement to mark the anniversary of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji:

“On this day, we join Sikh communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, founder of Sikhism.

“Guru Nanak Dev Ji fought against discrimination and prejudice, and preached a message of ‘equality for all,’ regardless of religion, background, or gender.