Amritsar, January 22, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) will set up a Sikh Mission at Takht Sri Harmandir Ji, Patna Sahib, Bihar, in which the pracharak jatha (preacher batch) of the Dharam Prachar Committee will be active for preaching of Sikhism in the state.
The announcement was made by SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur while addressing a Gurmat samagam (event regarding teachings of the Sikh Gurus) at Gurdwara Taksal Sangat in Sasaram, Bihar.
Bibi Jagir Kaur has reached Bihar to pay obeisance at Takht Sri Patna Sahib on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh Ji.
Meanwhile, she attended a Gurmat samagam at Sasaram and addressed the sangat (congregation).
Bibi Jagir Kaur announced that a Sikh Mission would be set up by the SGPC at Takht Sri Patna Sahib from where the pracharak jathas would go to the state to preach Sikhism.
“The pracharaks would be sent from Sikh Mission at Takht Sri Patna Sahib to teach Punjabi language to the children and Gurbani Santhia (lessons on Gurbani reading, grammar, etc.) at the Gurdwaras in Sasaram”, said the SGPC president.
It is notable that there are four Gurdwaras related to ninth Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur at Sasaram.
Meanwhile, the SGPC president said that a grand Gurmat samagam dedicated to the 400th birth anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib would also be organized at Sasaram.
She said that this event will be conducted by the SGPC in collaboration with the committees of the four Gurdwaras belonging to Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib at Sasaram.
Bibi Jagir Kaur also announced Rs 5 lakh for Gurdwara Taksal Sangat from SGPC.
Giani Ranjit Singh Gohar-e-Maskin, jathedar of Takht Sri Harmandir Ji Patna Sahib shared his views on the occasion and encouraged the sangat to connect with Bani and Bana (Gurbani and traditional Sikh attire or dress).
Earlier, the SGPC president’s OSD Dr Amrik Singh Latifpur connected the sangat with Gurbani Kirtan and Bhai Sarabjit Singh Dhottian, pracharak of Dharam Prachar Committee shared the Gurmat views.
During the function, SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur and other prominent personalities were felicitated by the local Gurdwara administrators.