Bhopal: President of India Ram Nath Kovind today said Sant Kabir, Kabir was not only a great spiritual leader but also a social reformer. He fought against social evils that prevailed in society at the time and made efforts to eradicate them.
The President said that the path of equality and harmony shown by Sant Kabir remain an inspiration for our society.
The President was addressing the “Sadguru Kabir Mahotsav” in Bhopal today (10 November, 2017).
The President praised the Government of Madhya Pradesh for instituting the ‘Rashtriya Kabir Samman’. He stated that this honour encourages poets who pursue the philosophical tradition of Saint Kabir. He also congratulated the award winners and appreciated their contribution to society.
On this occasion, the President received the first copy of the book ‘Madhya Pradesh Mein Kabir’.
Later, at another function at Guru Teg Bahadur Complex, the President paid floral tributes and unveiled the statue of Rani Jhalkaribai. On Saturday, the President will address the 2nd convocation of the Indira Gandhi National Tribal University at Amarkantak.