Prakash Utsav of Guru Gobind Singh: DGPC to take out Nagar Kirtan on Jan 18



JAMMU: Prakash Utsav of 10th Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh ji will be celebrated on January 20, 2021 and Nagar Kirtan will be taken out on January 18, 2021. It was informed by President District Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (DGPC) Jammu, Jagjit Singh during a press conference held on Saturday.
Giving further details, he said that main celebration of Prakash Utsav of Guru Gobind Singh ji will be held at Gurdwara Shri Guru Nanak Dev, Chand Nagar, Jammu with gaiety and fervour. He further disclosed that programme will start at 10 AM with commencement of Gurbani Kirtan and life-history of Great Guru by Bhai Bhupinder Singh, Hazoori Ragi, Shri Darbar Sahib; Bhai Randhir Singh, Bhai Harbans Singh and Bhai Surjeet Singh of DGPC Jammu and Bhai Gurdeep Singh Parcharak, Kapoorthala, besides other speakers. Guru ka langar will also be served to Sangat, he added.
President DGPC further said that Grand Nagar Kirtan will be taken out on January 18, 2021 from Gurdwara Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Chand Nagar, Jammu at 10:00 AM which will conclude at Gurdwara Nanak Nagar at 4:00 PM.
“Keeping in mind precautions of COVID-19, the route of Nagar Kirtan has been curtailed. The grand Kirtan, after starting from Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Chand Nagar Jammu will pass through Dogra Chowk to Vikram Chowk to Police Line / Asia to Green Belt to Shaurya Chowk to Govt. Hospital, Gandhi Nagar to Gurdwara Baba Fateh Singh Ji Gandhi Nagar to Gole Market to Kulbir Singh & Sons to Khalsa Chowk, Guru Nanak Nagar, Jammu,” he added.
Speaking on the occasion, Fateh Singh, General Secretary said that Bhai Waryam Singh, Parcharak SGPC, Dhadi Jatha Bhai Amrik Singh; Bhai Sarabjeet Singh Sabrawan, Kavishri Jatha and Bibi Davinder Kour, Kavishri Jatha will recite Gurbani during the Nagar Kirtan. He requested the public private transporters to extend their cooperation by diverting matadors, autos and other vehicles to alternate routes. He appealed to people from all walks of life to participate in celebrations on January 20, 2021 and Nagar Kirtan on January 18, 2021.


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