STATE TIMES NEWS
NOWSHERA: A vishal Nagar Kirtan was taken out in Nowshera town on Sunday on occasion of 355th Prakash Utsav of Guru Gobind Singh. The Nagar Kirtan started from Gurdwara Chhati Patshahi Nowshera, in which holy Guru Granth Sahib was kept in a beautifully decorated open-vehicle. Giving highest respect to great Guru, the track was cleaned and watered. The vehicle was led by traditionally attired ‘Panj Payaras’ with swords in their hands.
Thousands of devotees including men, women and children from all walks of life drawn from Laam, Kanara, Rajpur Bhatta, Nonial and Dhalley besides Nowshera participated in the procession. Raagi Jathas and Dhadi Jathas recited Gurbani Kirtan while Parcharaks narrated Sikh history on separate vehicles. The Sikh youth of Janbaaz Khalsa Gatka Academy Jammu exhibited traditional Sikh Martial Art ‘Gatka’ which was the main attraction.
The procession was served refreshments enroute.
The Nagar Kirtan after passing through Main Chowk, Bus stand and Jhangar Chowk culminated at Gurdwara Sahib.