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Sri Guru Nanak Dev celebrated with religious fervour

UDALGURI,November 12: Along with the rest of the state Guru Nanak Jayanti was also celebrated with religious fervour here at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Guruduwara,Tangla in Udalguri district on Tuesday .

Devotees from entire Darrang and Udalguri district including Border Security Force,Army jawans from various parts Darrang and Udalguri gathered to mark the celebration of the 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith.The celebrations kick-started with a recitation of the Sikh religious book, the Guru Granth Sahib. .

After completing the recitation of the Granth kirtan hymns were chanted .The prayers were led by granthi, Harpreet Singh.

Nishan Sahib a Sikh triangular flag made of silk cloth, with a tassel at its end was also hoisted by the devotees. The ceremony was followed by special prayers for the country’s uplift, promoting unity and protecting the people.In the langar special delicacies prepared in the community kitchen were served were people irrespective of their caste, community,religion feasted together ,” said Jarnail Singh Pradhan of the Guruduwara.

In the evening 550 earthen lamps were also lightned along with cracking of fireworks. The Sikh fraternity of Darrang and Udalguri also hailed the good will initiative of India and Pakistan for facilitating the visit of Indian Sikh pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, also called Kartarpur Sahib, in Pakistan. It is pertinent to mention that Guruduwara Singh Sabha established way back in 1957 is the only Sikh temple in Darrang and Udalguri district.

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