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DGPC Jammu Celebrates Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Gurpurab With Religious Fervour In Chand Nagar Gurudwara Sahib, Jammu.

Balvinder Singh Vice President DGPC Jammu highlighted significant Sikh issues like Political Reservation to the Community, exclusion of Sikh Youths of Valley from SRO-425, noninclusion of Sikh member in JKPSC, Exclusion of Punjabi language from JKUT official Bill 2020 etc. Singh further underscores a perceived disconnect between the administration’s decisions and the mandate given by the Sikh Community through the DGPC election. It highlights the need for collaborative decision-making that respects the elected representatives and addresses the concerns of the Sikh Community on various issues.

Today, the Prakash Purab (birthday celebration) of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji was celebrated with religious fervour, gaiety and devotion.
The main function in this connection was held at Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Chand Nagar, Jammu. A large number of devotees participated in the function. The Gurdwara at Chand Nagar was highly decorated by the management committee and the devotees started visiting to pay their obeisance and seek blessings of great Guru Gobind Singh Ji since early morning.
 
Local Ragi Jathas, including Bhai Rattan Singh ji & Bhai Karan Singh ji both Hazuri Ragis of Gurudwara Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and Parcharak Bhai Surjit Singh ji, along with prominent Ragis and Parcharaks from outside Jammu and Kashmir, showcased their devotion through Shabad Kirtans emphasizing life’s higher values and communal harmony. Prominent Ragi Jatha of Bhai Jaskaran Singh of Patiala, Bhai Sukhjit Singh Hazuri Ragi Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar and renowned Sikh preacher S Sarabjit Singh Dhunda, of Gurmat Gian Missionary College Ludhiana, were the main attractions for the Sikh Sangat of Jammu, who recited shabad kirtans and katha about how Guru Gobind Singh ji made profound sacrifices for society.
 
Balvinder Singh Vice President DGPC Jammu highlighted significant Sikh issues like Political Reservation to the Community, exclusion of Sikh Youths of Valley from SRO-425, noninclusion of Sikh member in JKPSC, Exclusion of Punjabi language from JKUT official Bill 2020 etc. Singh further underscores a perceived disconnect between the administration’s decisions and the mandate given by the Sikh Community through the DGPC election. It highlights the need for collaborative decision-making that respects the elected representatives and addresses the concerns of the Sikh Community on various issues.
 
DGPC in line with its commitment, honored Sikh Students excelling in various fields, presenting mementos to those who achieved academic excellence and excelled in sports.
 
DGPC this time also presented mementos to Sh various Sikh students who have excelled in sports as well as in the field of education other renovation acclaimed by Govt of India or other international organizations.
 
S Ranjit Singh Tohra President shed light on Sri Guru Gobind Singh’s life history and unparalleled sacrifices made by great tenth Guru. He also extended heartfelt gratitude to the Civil as well as Police department, PDD, PHE, JMC, CMO Jammu, Fire services department, Doctors who arranged free medical camp, sewadars who prepared Langar, sewadars who cleaned utensils of the devotees and all others who put up stalls of free religious books for their cooperation in the Parkash Purab celebration. He also thanked the media, Including IKbani, Hond Digital Media, Akaal Chanel for providing coverage to the event.
 
S Surjit Singh Secretary who coordinated the stage stated that the event not only honored the spiritual legacy of Guru Gobind Singh ji but also addressed contemporary Sikh concerns, fostering unity and devotion among the participants. expressed gratitude to the Sangat, Sewadars for their contributions, emphasizing the collaborative efforts that made the celebration a success.
 
The Guru Gobind Sahab Ji protected the weak and meek who does not have voice, they recalled. The best Ragi Jathas and preachers also participated and recited the Gurbani Kirtan and threw light on the history, life and teachings of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj.
Guru Gobind Singh Ji was born in Patna on 22 December 1666 and is one of the great religious leaders who stood against oppression and social discrimination.
 
Guru Gobind Singh Sahab Ji also founded the Khalsa Panth in 1699 at Anandpur Sahib. Khalsas are Sikhs which have undergone the sacred Amrit Ceremony initiated by the Guru Gobind Singh. A Sikh male at being initiated into the Khalsa is titled Singh meaning "Lion" and a female is entitled Kaur meaning "Princess".
 
Besides DGPC members S Ranvir Singh Jt Secretary, S Harjit Singh, S Jagpal Singh Cashier, S Tejinder Singh, S Avtar Singh, S Balvinder Singh Other prominent personalities, S Charanjit Singh Khalsa Ex MLC, S Varinder Singh Sonu Spokesperson PDP, S Surinder Singh Shingari, S Sunil Dimple. Sh. Kalbhushan Khajuria Jt Commissioner JMC Health and Sanitation

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