Gurpurb celebrated with religious fervour
CHANDIGARH: Devotees visited gurdwaras across the tricity to celebrate gurpurb that marked the birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru and the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev, on Wednesday. The worshipers made a beeline for gurdwaras, while ‘ akhand paths’ and community kitchens were held on the premises of various gurdwaras.
Gurpreet Singh, a resident of Sector 34, said, “We are here since 7.30am as we knew that the rush will increase later during the day.” A huge number of devotees did “sewa” during the “langar”. The visitors were addressed to follow the teachings of Guru Nanak through “Akhand paths”. Gurdwaras were illuminated with lights to mark the occasion.