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Three-day centenary event of Morcha Guru Ka Bagh begins with cult traditions

AMRIK SINGH | August 06, 2022 11:54 PM

AMRITSAR: The events related to the 100th centenary of Morcha Guru Ka Bagh, an important day in Sikh history, by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee began today with panthic rituals.

On the first day of the centenary celebrations at Gurdwara Guru Ka Bagh located in the town of Ghukkewali, Amritsar, 100 students of different Sikh Missionary Colleges run under the management of Shiromani Committee created a supernatural scene by simultaneously performing kirtan with stringed instruments. Religious competitions of the students were also organized. Before this, Sri Akhand Path Sahib was started.

Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami, president of Shiromani Committee, who arrived at the beginning of the centenary celebrations, shared the history of Morcha Guru Ka Bagh during his address and urged the present generation to take inspiration from it. He said that in the history of the Sikh community, Saka and Morcha are of special importance, because they tell the story of the Sikh struggle during the scattered times. He said that the new generation should take inspiration from the Sikh history created by the ancestors, so that the Sikh community can face the current and future challenges in the light of history. Advocate Dhami, while talking about the centenaries of Sikh history, said that the centenary days are very important for the Sikh community to make its own churning, because during these events, a large number of the Sikh community gather together to open the pages of their history.

Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami, president of Shiromani Committee, who arrived at the beginning of the centenary celebrations, shared the history of Morcha Guru Ka Bagh during his address and urged the present generation to take inspiration from it. He said that in the history of the Sikh community, Saka and Morcha are of special importance, because they tell the story of the Sikh struggle during the scattered times. He said that the new generation should take inspiration from the Sikh history created by the ancestors, so that the Sikh community can face the current and future challenges in the light of history.

Advocate Dhami, while talking about the centenaries of Sikh history, said that the centenary days are very important for the Sikh community to make its own churning, because during these events, a large number of the Sikh community gather together to open the pages of their history. He said that on the occasion of the centenary of Morcha Guru Ka Bagh, the purpose of naming children and youths on the first day is to inspire the new generation to move forward in the direction of religious history and every parent has a duty to give their children good education. Along with this, awareness should also be given about Sikhi.

On this occasion, Advocate Dhami also spoke about the government's pressure on the Sikh prisoners. He said that it is not good for the governments to discriminate against Sikhs who have spent more than three decades in jails, because Sikhs have always thought for the country and Sikhs have never shied away from making sacrifices for the sake of the country. He said that the government should announce the release of the Sikh prisoners without delay. Advocate Dhami appealed to the congregation to arrive enthusiastically at the main event on August 8 regarding the centenary of the Morcha Guru Ka Bagh, so that the Sikhs who fought in the Morcha can be paid homage and respect with full attendance.

Meanwhile, an exhibition of various paintings depicting the history related to Morcha Guru Ka Bagh was also organized, to which the Sangat showed special interest. In this picture exhibition, 65 pictures were displayed, which have been prepared by the Shiromani Committee by organizing a painting workshop.

On this occasion, Advocate Dhami also spoke about the government's pressure on the Sikh prisoners. He said that it is not good for the governments to discriminate against Sikhs who have spent more than three decades in jails, because Sikhs have always thought for the country and Sikhs have never shied away from making sacrifices for the sake of the country. He said that the government should announce the release of the Sikh prisoners without delay. Advocate Dhami appealed to the congregation to arrive enthusiastically at the main event on August 8 regarding the centenary of the Morcha Guru Ka Bagh, so that the Sikhs who fought in the Morcha can be paid homage and respect with full attendance.

Meanwhile, an exhibition of various paintings depicting the history related to Morcha Guru Ka Bagh was also organized, to which the Sangat showed special interest. In this picture exhibition, 65 pictures were displayed, which have been prepared by the Shiromani Committee by organizing a painting workshop.

In the event, the inner committee member of the Shiromani Committee. Jodh Singh Samra, SGPC member. Surjit Singh Bhittewad, Bhai Manjit Singh, s. Mangwinder Singh Khaparkheri, s. Kuldeep Singh Tera, Bhai Ajaj Singh Practice, S. Sukhvarsh Singh Pannu, Bibi Sarwan Kaur Tera, Baba Satnam Singh Fort Anandgarh Sahib, Baba Charan Singh, Additional Secretary of Shiromani Committee. Pratap Singh, Mr. Sukhminder Singh, OSD Satbir Singh Dhami, Deputy Secretary Media. Kulwinder Singh Ramdas, Deputy Secretary. Balwinder Singh Kahlwan, s. Gurmeet Singh Buttar, Mr. Simarjit Singh, Mr. Paramjit Singh Duniyamajra, s. Kuldeep Singh Rode, in charge Shahbaz Singh, Mr. Harbhajan Singh Wakta, Bibi Satwant Kaur Deputy Director, Principal of Shaheed Sikh Missionary College Bibi Manjit Kaur, Manager S. Jagjit Singh etc. were present.

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