Amritsar, Punjab: The SGPC, the Chief Khalsa Diwan and other Sikh organisations today held a Nagar Kirtan on the eve of Parkash Purab of the 10th Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh, the founder of the Khalsa panth.
The SGPC, in collaboration with various Sikh organisations, carried out a Nagar Kirtan which passed thorugh various markets of the walled city.
Meanwhile, a massive Nagar Kirtan by the Chief Khalsa Diwan began this morning from Sri Guru Harkrishan Senior Secondary Public School, GT Road, Amritsar, after the ardaas performed by Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and Singh Sahib Giani Jaswinder Singh.
The Chief Khalsa Diwan felicitated the Akal Takht Jathedar, Member Parliament, Canada, Tim Uppal, Gaini Jaswinder Singh and Angrej Singh. A large number of students and teachers from all schools and colleges of the Chief Khalsa Diwan, Sikh scholars and other social personalities took in the function.
With prayers on their lips, a large number of faithfuls took part in the Nagar Kirtan. It culminated at the Golden Temple. En route refreshment stalls were put up.
The Nagar Kirtan was led by Palki Sahib and Panj Piyaras followed by gatka parties, kirtan parties and band teams from different schools. The atmosphere was filled with spirituality and Bhakti Ras. The school Director, Dr Dharam Veer Singh, welcomed the Saadh Sangat. Charanjit Singh Chadha, President of the Chief Khalsa Diwan, threw light on the life of Guru Gobind Singh and appealed to all to reach Golden Temple to celebrate Gurpurb.
Source: The Tribune