The most important and major festival of the Sikh Community across the world “Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji Birthday Celebrations”, the first Sikh Guru and founder of Sikh Religion, who spread the message of peace and communal harmony over the world is going to be celebrated on a grand and mammoth scale in Andhra Pradesh from November 24 to November 28, 2012.
The GSS Prabjamdal Committee, President S. Baldev Singh Bagga, said here today to mark the important occasion, the Prabhandak Committees of Gurudwara Saheb Secunderabad and Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Guru Nanak Marg, Ashok Bazar, Afzalgunj have joined hands to make the celebrations a grand success.
In this context a colourful two “Nagar Keertans” (Religious Procession) will be taken out by Gurudwara Saheb Secunderabad on November 24 and another on November 26 by Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Guru Nanak Marg, Ashok Bazar, Afzalgunj at 3 pm.
On the day of birthday which falls on November 28, a grand “Vishaal Deewan” (Mass Congregation) will be held at N.T.R Stadium, Indira Park from 10 am to 4.30 pm on November 28, 2012.
NAGAR KEERTAN (HOLY PROCESSION) FROM SECUNDERABAD GURUDWARA ON NOVEMBER 24,
The GSS Prabhandak Committee, President, S. Baldev Singh Bagga and Secretary S Avatar Singh and other Committee members said that a mass “Nagar Keertan”, (Holy Procession) will be taken out on a grand scale on November 24 at around 3.30 pm from Gurudwara Saheb Secunderabad and proceed via Natraj talkies, Clock Tower, BATA, Kingsway, Monda Market and reach Gurudwara Saheb Secunderabad in the evening.
Over 10,000 to 15,000 devotees will take part in the procession. Guru Granth Sahebji (the revered Holy Scripture of the Sikhs) will be carried on a beautifully decorated vehicle along with “Nishaan Sahebans” (Religious Flags). The Procession will be marked by the rendering of Shabad Keertans (Holy Hymns) by the Jatha Tera Jatha and Keerthani Jathas of men, women and youths. Besides that “Panj Pyaras” (five beloved ones) in their traditional attire will be the cynosure of the attraction all along the procession.
The major attraction of the procession will be the display of “GATKA” a famous Sikh martial art forms and other breathtaking sword exercises all along the procession by Dashmesh Kalgidhar Jatha and Special Gatka Party from Punjab will also exhibit their Gatka skills.
NAGAR KEERTAN (HOLY PROCESSION) FROM GURUDWARA SRI GURU SINGH SABHA, ASHOK BAZAR, AFZALGUNJ ON NOVEMBER 26
Another Nagar Keertan will be taken out on November 26 from Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Afzalgunj and will pass through Siddiambar Bazar, Jambagh, Putli Bowli,, Central Gurudwara saheb Gowliguda and reach Gurudwara Singh Sabha in the evening.
The major attraction of the procession will be the display of “GATKA” a famous Sikh martial art forms and other breathtaking sword exercises all along the procession by Dashmesh Kalgidhar Jatha and Special Gatka Party from Punjab will also exhibit their Gatka skills. (NSS)