Amritsar 26 January, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Shaheed Baba Deep Singh Ji, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday decorated and carried out a huge Nagar Kirtan (religious procession) from Sri Akal Takht Sahib, which started with prayers.
On this occasion, panj pyare (five beloved ones), nishanchi (flagman) Singhs were honoured with Siropao (robe of honour) by Giani Jagtar Singh head granthi Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib.
Giani Jagtar Singh also carried and placed Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji in a golden palanquin.
Representatives of various religious societies were also present in large numbers during the Nagar Kirtan.
Apart from this, Gatka and band parties also participated in large numbers, while dignitaries and sangat set up various langars. The sangat gave hearty welcome to Nagar Kirtan at Chowk Ghanta Ghar, Jallianwala Bagh, Lakkar Mandi, Sultanwind Gate, Water Tank, Swaran House, Golden Cloth Market, Sultanwind Road, Tej Nagar Chowk, Bazar Shaheed Udham Singh Nagar, Kot Mahna Singh to Tarn Taran Road, and other places.
In Nagar Kirtan, additional head granthi of Sri Akal Takht Sahib Bhai Malkit Singh, senior vice-president of SGPC S. Surjit Singh Bhitewad, junior vice-president Baba Buta Singh, general secretary adv Bhagwant Singh Sialka, chief secretary SGPC adv Harjinder Singh, interim committee member S. Navtej Singh Kauni, S. Amrik Singh Shahpur, member Bhai Rajinder Singh Mehta, Bhai Manjit Singh Bhurakohna, Bhai Ram Singh, S. Harpal Singh Jallah, secretary Mahinder Singh Ahli, additional secretary Sukhdev Singh Bhurakohna, and other officials were present.