Amritsar, Punjab: Various programmes on the eve of the birth anniversary of Baba Deep Singh were held in the holy city today.
The SGPC in association with various Sikh organisations held a Nagar Kirtan which started from the Golden Temple. After passing through various markets of the city, it concluded at Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh Shaheed. The ceremony of Amrit Sanchar (initiation of baptised Sikhs) will be held by the SGPC at Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh Shaheed. Besides, bhog of Akhand Path will be offered at the same gurdwara tomorrow morning. A Kavi Darbar, Dhadhi jatha and Kirtan Darbar will be held tomorrow.
Revered as one of the most hallowed martyrs in Sikh history he personified the Sikh philosophy of Miri-Piri, said Rajinder Singh Sangha of Sewak Jatha Ishnan Amritwela, a Sikh religious organisation. He said members of his organisation had been cleaning the gurdwara with the jal (pious water) drawn from Amrit Sarovar (pool of holy nectar) of the Golden Temple.
Meanwhile, the Chief Khalsa Diwan Charitable Society will hold a religious programme to mark the birth anniversary of Baba Deep Singh at Shubham Enclave tomorrow. Recitation of Japuji Path, Kritan by students and a raagi jatha will be held.
Source: The Tribune