Chandigarh, Nov 29, Nov. 30 -- Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore will virtually inaugurate a unique environmental landmark in Chandigarh - the Museum of Trees - to commemorate the 551st birth anniversary celebrations of first Sikh master, Guru Nanak Dev, on November 30.

Conceived and curated by former IAS officer and author DS Jaspal, the Museum of Trees nessled near the Chandigarh Railway Station comprises a sacred grove created out of genetic clones of 12 sacred trees associated with the Sikh religion.

The naming of sacred Sikh shrines after trees is unique to the religion. As many as 59 Sikh shrines are named after 19 such trees.

The project, first-of-its kind in the world, has been funded by the Ministry of Culture and promoted by t...