Vaisakhi celebrated with religious fervour
Gaiety and religious fervour marked the Khalsa Panth foundation day celebrations, popularly known as ‘Vaisakhi’ festival.
Ameerpet: Gaiety and religious fervour marked the Khalsa Panth foundation day celebrations, popularly known as 'Vaisakhi' festival. Recitation of Gurubani Keertans and sermons by renowned Ragi Jathas (preachers), holy procession interspersed with gatka skills and Guru ka langar, was the order of the day at the Gurudwara Saheb in Ameerpet.
The major attraction of the celebrations was held at Sri Guru Gobind Singhji Play Grounds here, organised under the aegis of the Prabhandak Committee Gurudwara Saheb Ameerpet. Over 25,000 Sikh devotees and other community faiths participated in the "Vishaal Deewan" (Mass Congregation) on Sunday.
In the evening, a colourful procession was taken out from Gurudwara Saheb Ameerpet and it passed through Greenlands, Begumpet, Punjagutta and returned to Gurudwara Saheb.
Guru Granth Sahebji was carried on a beautifully decorated vehicle, along with five "Nishaan Saheban" during the procession. Shabad keertans were rendered by the Keerthani jathas of men, women and youth groups. "Panj Pyaras" (five beloved ones) and sikh youths displayed Gatka exercises with their swords and sharp blunt weapons and other skills by Kagidhar Dashmesh Jatha. Kada Prasad, tea and snacks were supplied to the devotees and passersby all along the paths.