Modi took to social networking site Twitter and shared, “On his Jayanti, tributes to Guru Ravidas ji. Guru Ravidas ji's teachings of equality & brotherhood in society are a great inspiration for us,” he tweeted.

Earlier on Monday, President Pranab Mukherjee also extended his geetingd and said “his noble teachings propagating universal brotherhood are of great relevance in today's world".



"On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Ravi Dasji, I extend greetings and good wishes to all my fellow citizens," Pranab Mukherjee said in his message.

"Guru Ravidasji's noble teachings propagating universal brotherhood are of great relevance in today's world. Let us derive inspiration from the struggle of Guru Ravidasji for equality in society."

"Let us rededicate ourselves to the building of a casteless society for which Guru Ravidasji fought ceaselessly," he added.

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