Tag Archives: Sikh martial

Girls’ gatka prowess on display

Panchkula, Haryana: Gatka (a martial art) by girls of class 4 and a BA first year student were the centre of attraction on the concluding day of Spring Fest organised by the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) at Yavnika, Sector 5, Panchkula. Perneet Kaur (10) took training from a Gurdwara in Sector 38, Chandigarh, and had come to perform in the ...

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Punjabis enthrall international audience with bhangra, gatka

Phagwara, Punjab: Folklore is a universal language and world folk festivals create a platform of international friendship and culture of peace. Punjabis, who had just come back to Punjab, after attending an international folk festival in Tula region of Russia, speak about the rich traditions of Russian folklore and the response of the Russian community towards Punjabi folk dances. Russians ...

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Festival fervour marks Sikhs’ Hola Mohalla procession

Hyderabad, India: As part of the Hola Mohalla festival celebrated a day after the Holi, Sikhs in Hyderabad at 4.30 pm on Thursday took out two colourful Nagar Keertans (holy processions) from Central Gurudwara Saheb Gowliguda, near Koti and another from Gurudwara Saheb Charmahal near High Court, Petlaburj. The devotees, who participated in the Hola Mohalla procession, smeared gulal and other ...

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