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Sikhs take out colourful Nagar Keertan

Sikhs take out colourful Nagar Keertan

Hyderabad, Nov 13 : Exhilarating display of Gatka skills, a Sikh martial art form, rendering of Shabad Keertans, carrying of Guru Granth Sahibji and Nishan Sahebans were part of the “Nagar Keertan” (Holy Procession) taken out as as part of the Prakash Utsav of 544th birthday celebrations of first Sikh Guru and founder of Sikh religion.

The Prakash Utsav (Birth anniversary) of Guru Nanak Devji falls on November 17. As part of the ongoing celebrations, the holy procession was taken out from Gurudwara Saheb Secunderabad at 4 PM and passed through corridors of Manohar Talkies, Clock Tower, Nataraj Talkies, Patny Circle, Kingsway, Monda Market and reach Gurudwara Saheb Secunderabad in the evening.

The Prabhandak Committee, GSS President, S. Baldev Singh Bagga and GSGSS President, S Kuldeep Singh said that the “Nagar Keertan” was marked with carrying of Sri Guru Granth Sahibji, (revered scripture of Sikhs on a beautifully decorated vehicle, followed by “Nishaan Sahebans” (religious flag bearers) and demonstration of Gatka skills by youths from Punjab and Hyderabad. Shabad keertans were rendered by the Keerthani Jathas of men, women and youth groups.

Besides that “Panj Pyaras” (five beloved ones) in their traditional attire were the cynosure of attraction all along the procession. Kada Prasad, tea and snacks were provided to all the devotees and passersby during the Nagar Keertan. INN

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