Bhog of five thousand sehaj paths will be held tomorrow (March 16) at Gurdwara Sri Baba Bakala Sahib
Discussions held with SGPC members of Malwa region regarding centenary celebration arrangements
Amritsar, March 15:
Nagar Kirtan from Gurdwara Guru Ke Mahal, Sri Amritsar to Delhi by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) dedicated to the 400th birth anniversary of the ninth Sikh master, Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib will begin on March 20.
This Nagar Kirtan will be carried out from Amritsar to Delhi and then from Delhi to Sri Anandpur Sahib.
Disclosing this here on Monday, SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur said that dedicated to the centenary where Gurmat Samagam (religious programmes) are being held at the holy shrines of the ninth Guru, Nagar Kirtan would also be memorable.
She said that a route for Nagar Kirtan has been prepared according to which it would be decorated and carried out from place associated to Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji.
After meeting the SGPC members of Malwa region regarding centenary celebration here today, Bibi Jagir Kaur said that the 400th birth anniversary celebrations have been started and under this, the bhog (culmination) of five thousand Sehaj Paths would be held tomorrow on March 16 at Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi Nauvin at Baba Bakala Sahib in Amritsar district. The bhog of Gurbani will be performed and at the same time the Gurbani Paath Bodh Samagam will be completed she said.
During the three day function at Baba Bakala Sahib, Mata Gujri Ji Istri Gurmat Sammelan will be held on March 17 and the main function will be held on March 18.
After hearing the suggestions of various SGPC members in today's gathering, Bibi Jagir Kaur said that in every constituency ceremonies dedicated to the historic birth anniversary of the ninth Guru would be held and Gurmat (teachings of Sikh Gurus) would be inculcated especially among the youth and children.
She said that for this purpose Dharam Prachar Committee's preachers (pracharaks), ballad singers (dhaddi) and poetry (kavishar) groups would reach out at the village level. The events to be held at the village level will be led by the members of the SGPC concerned, she said.
SGPC president appealed to the sangat to participate in the celebrations of the 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib.
Meanwhile, Bibi Jagir Kaur said that meetings would be held every three months with the members of the SGPC to ensure smooth functioning of gurdwaras.
Apart from SGPC president, senior vice president S. Surjit Singh Bhitewad, general secretary adv Bhagwant Singh Sialka, executive committee member S. Baldev Singh Chunghan, S. Satwinder Singh Tohra and S. Darshan Singh Sherkhan, SGPC member Kewal Singh Badal, Sant Balbir Singh Ghunnas, S. Jasmer Singh Lachhru, S. Sher Singh Mandwala, and others including assistant secretary Kulwinder Singh Ramdas, superintendent Malkit Singh Baherwal, OSD Dr Sukhbir Singh were present.
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