Chandigarh, October 22:
The Jain community not only insisted on ahimsa but also laid stress on the greater service to humanity. Jain community has made a huge contribution in development of the country, besides enriching the Indian culture, described Rana KP Singh, Speaker Punjab Vidhan Sabha, while meeting with delegation of the Jain community here today.
Muni Sri Vinay Kumar ‘Alok’ and Muni Sri Abhay Kumar led delegation held threadbare deliberations to mark the birth centenary of Acharya Sri Mahapragya ji, the 10th head of the Jain Swetambar Terapanth. They also handed over a set of 121 books written by Acharya Sri Mahapragya to the speaker for Punjab Vidhan Sabha Library.
Welcoming the delegation, Rana KP Singh said that Sri Mahapragya ji was a great philosopher, spiritual guru, writer and ambassador of peace. Sri Mahapragya was an apostle of non-violence and harmony and he traversed across the country to spread the message of harmony and peace. Religious literature is an ideal source of wisdom and these books would guide the members of the legislative assembly to walk firmly on the right path for the welfare of the people, he added.
The delegation also felicitated the speaker with memorabilia. Punjab Vidhan Sabha Secretary Ms. Shashi Lakhanpal Mishra and Secretary to Speaker Mr. Ram Lok were also present on the occasion.