BARAMULLA: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today 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.
The DC 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.
The DC 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, the DC extended her wishes and prayed for unity, harmony, peace, progress and prosperity in J&K.
Meanwhile.Parkash Purab of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji is being celebrated with religious devotion and great reverence here at Gurdwara Singh Sabha Poonch.
The samagam was organized under the supervision of Mahant Manjit Singh Ji of Sheromani Dera Santpura Nangali Sahib Poonch.
After the accomplishment of Shri Akhand Path, the Gurbani Kirtan was recited by Hazuri Ragi Baba Bakala, Amritsar, Bhai Harjeet Singh, Principal Rajinder Singh, and local Ragi Jathas, Bhai Harcharan Singh, Rasmeet Singh, Rajinder Singh, Bupinder Singh, and others.
Similar samagams were held in all Gurdwara of the district.
This auspicious Day marks the birth of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev Ji, who laid the foundation of Sikhism. This year marks the 553rd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
The President of Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee Poonch, Narinder Singh, threw light on the life and teachings of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. He elaborated on the universal relevance of Teachings of Guru Ji and for leading a peaceful and spiritual life.
General Secretary, S.Harcharan Singh conducted the proceedings of the programme and also threw light on the life history of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Dr. Basharat Hussain paid obeisance at Gurdwara Singh Sabha Poonch where he conveyed his greetings to the devotees on the Parkash Purab of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Ex MLC, Shanaz Ghanai extended her heartiest greetings to all fellow citizens, especially the brothers and sisters of Sikh community. In her message, she said that Guru Nanak Dev Ji spread the message of Ek Omkar, which means God is one and present everywhere.
Dysp Hqr, Nawaz Chowdhary, SHO Poonch, Ranjeet Singh Rao also paid obeisance at Gurdwara Sahib.
Preacher, Bhai Ravinder Singh, Rajinder Singh, Surjan Singh, Prof. Nama Singh and others threw light on the life history of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and said that Shri Guru Granth Sahib is a sacred Granth that leads humanity in every aspect of life.