Special Cover-Library, G.N.D., University, Amritsar

Special Cover-Library, G.N.D., University, Amritsar-By India Post

Guru Nanak Dev University was founded in the year 1969 to commemorate the 500th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. During these 38 glorious years the University has scaled new heights in achieving excellence in academic, sports and cultural activities. This university is the recipient of the prestigious Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy for excellence in sports for twenty times. The university has been accredited five stars by the National Accreditation Committee.

University Library has been named after the great Sikh Scholar Bhai Gurdas, who had the privilege of taking dictation from the reverend fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan Dev Ji for the compilation of the holy scripture of  the Sikhs, the ADI GRANTH. Bhai Gurdas Library was established in March 1970. The University library building is a marvel and a masterpiece of architecture. This building is five storeyed, inverted pyramid shaped magnificent building directly visible from the main gate of the university on the Grand Trunk Road. It is centrally located with teaching departments all around.

Cancellation Shows Sahidi Quan Jallianwala Bagh-The Jallianwala Bagh has a well that is also well protected by the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Memorial.

The Jallianwala Bagh, enclosed from all four sides with buildings, had only one main entrance that was blocked by Dyer’s troops. Other smaller gates were locked and people fleeing from the firing were shot. Many of them jumped to their death in a well (Sahidi Quan) inside the garden, from where 120 dead bodies were found.