Gurpurab Celebrated With Religious Fervor

Devotees offer prayers at Gurudwara Chatti Padshahi on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti in Srinagar on Tuesday | KO photo by Abid Bhat

Srinagar- Gurpurab, the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Devji, was Tuesday celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety across Kashmir Valley.

The main function was held at Gurdwara Chatti Padshahi at Rainawari here where hundreds of Sikhs across the valley attended the special prayers, according to reports.

Special langars were organized for the devotees in Gurdwaras. Similar celebrations were also held in other local Gurdwaras including Jawahar Nagar, Allochi Bagh, Barzulla in Srinagar, Tral Pulwama, Rangreth Budgam, Pattan and Baramulla in north Kashmir and others.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar visited Gurudwara Chati Padshahi Baramulla to participate in the celebrations of Gurupurab, observed with religious fervour on the birth anniversary of first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

She extended warm greetings to the Sikh community of Baramulla and assured assistance from District administration for smooth conduct of the celebrations.

She also directed the concerned authorities to ensure uninterrupted electricity, drinking water and supply of other essential amenities at the venue.

She said that religious co-existence, harmony, peace and progress of all has been the way of life of all Sikh Gurus and is the message of every religion.

Extending warm greetings on the auspicious occasion, she prayed for unity, harmony, peace, progress and prosperity in J&K. Gurdwaras were beautifully decorated to mark the occasion.

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