Gurugram: To mark the 550th birth anniversary of first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev, the residents of DLF New Town Heights, a residential society in Sector 86, Gurugram, taken an impressive Prabhat Feri around the sectors.
Sukhmani Sahib Sewa Society, a religious organisation of New Town Height organised the religious procession. Hundreds of people gathered at the society along with their family and children at wee hours to take part in the celebration with great fervour and enthusiasm.
The procession commenced from the New Town Height in Sector 86 and culminated at the society covering several sectors along its designated path.
Harmanjot Singh, one of the members of Sukhmani Sahib Sewa Society said, “It is joint effort by the Sikh community living in the sectors to celebrate such occasion which has great significance among the community people.”
“We have been celebrating Gurupurab in our society for the last four years and organising Prabhat Feri for the past two years in the vicinity. We will be holding another celebration on November 17 as well,” he said.
The religious procession was joined by the members of the Sikh community from several societies living in the newly developed sectors of 86 and 90. They paid their obeisance to the first Sikh Guru and spread the teaching of Guru Nanak Dev during the celebration.
Besides, Bhajan and Kirtan groups singing Shabads and holy hymns to mark the celebration of Prakash Utsav. Prasad was distributed after the procession for everyone including the devotees and volunteers.
The residents of New Gurugram have been demanding setting up of Gurudwara in the vicinity citing that the area does not have a place for devotees to worship in the newly developed sectors from 80 to 95.
“A large number of people belonging to Sikh community are residing in these sectors and we don’t have a holy place for worship. We work together as whole community for setting up a Gurudwara for the people living in area.” he added.