CHENNAI: A langar kitchen was built recently at Guru Nanak College to sponsor free meal to the needy college students.
It was inaugurated on recently in the presence of the college’s general secretary and correspondent Sardar Manijit Singh Nayar, principal M Selvaraj, chief administrative officer B Balasubramani and S Natarajan, head of the department, Plant Biology.
Sardar Manjit Singh Nayar has took all the expenses required for the project. He built the kitchen in memory of his late son Pavit Singh Nayar, who was an alumnus of the institution.
Langar kitchen, a concept introduced by Guru Nanak Devji, symbolises the principles of equality, inclusiveness and oneness of humankind.
More than 200 students are said to benefit from this scheme.
The inaugural function of the langar kitchen coincided with the birthday of former Chief Minister Kamaraj. Guru Nanak College, which was started in 1971 to commemorate the 500th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, has been upholding the tradition and teachings of the great spiritual leader for more than three decades.