Amritsar, December 22, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) organized a Gurmat Samagam at Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib diwan hall dedicated to the martyrdom of Baba Ajit Singh, Baba Jujhar Singh, Baba Zorawar Singh and Baba Fateh Singh, four sahibzaadas (beloved sons) of the tenth Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji, in which the students of 22 schools/colleges participated on Tuesday.
During the function, the children recited Japji Sahib in congregation and the students of various educational institutions paid homage to the martyrs of Sri Chamkaur Sahib including sahibzadas and Mata Gujri Ji through gurbani kirtan, kavishari (poetry) and other activities.
Bibi Jagir Kaur, president of the SGPC, who was present on the occasion, said, “The martyrdom of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s sahibzaadas along with his beloved Sikhs, and Mata Gujri Ji, is a shining example of protection of the rights, truth and religion. It is very important for the sangat and especially the younger generation to be aware of these pages of the Sikh history. It is for this purpose that this Gurmat Samagam is conducted by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee on December 22 every year.”
Bibi Jagir Kaur appealed to the sangat to make efforts to connect their children with the life-history of the sahibzadas so that a spirit of doing something for the nation and society could be instilled in them.
Bibi Jagir Kaur also announced to provide Rs 21,000 each for the schools/colleges that participated in the Gurmat Samagam.
Meanwhile, Bibi Jagir Kaur also announced that on the occasion of martyrdom day of younger sahibzadas Baba Zorawar Singh and Baba Fateh Singh, a youth summit of school/college students would be held on December 26, at Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib with the participation of children from all over Punjab.
Earlier, bhog of Sri Akhand Path Sahib was conducted on the occasion of sahibzada’s martyrdom day and the hazoori ragi jatha performed gurbani kirtan at Gurdwara Manji Sahib.
During this function, the senior vice president of the SGPC S. Surjit Singh Bhitewad, general secretary advocate Bhagwant Singh Sialka, interim-member Navtej Singh Kauni, members Bhai Rajinder Singh Mehta, Bhai Manjit Singh, Bhai Ajaib Singh Abhayasi, S. Harjap Singh Sultanwind, assistant director Satwant Kaur, federation leader S. Kanwarcharhat Singh Gill and others were present.
For the sarais of Sri Darbar Sahib, 250 bedsheets donated by sangat of Pathankot
For the convenience of the pilgrims arriving at Sachkhand Sri Harimandir Sahib, and staying at the sarais here, the sangat from Pathankot has donated 250 bedsheets on Tuesday. Among those who donated the bedsheets include Ranbir Singh, Manpreet Singh, Sandeep Singh and Gurwinder Singh from Gurdwara Singh Sabha, Model Town, Pathankot.
SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur while thanking the Pathankot sangat with siropaos for serving with the bedsheets, said Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib is the most spiritual place in the world, where the sangat from all over the world pay obeisance.