A nagar kirtan (Religious procession) was carried out in Dwarka in commemoration of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, on the occasion of Parkash Utsav.
Organised by Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha (Regd), Sector -11, Dwarka, New Delhi on Sunday, the nagar kirtan set off from Surya Apartments of Sector 6 at around 9 am and culminated at Gurdwara Sahib Sector -11 in the evening passing through various Sectors i.e. 6, 7, 9.10, 12 and 5.
Along the route of the procession, residents of different sectors set up langar stalls (free meals) in their areas. A large number of locals participated and involved in voluntary social service called sewa.
On this auspicious occasion, residents of Sector-8, DDA plots have also arranged a langar stall adjoining Sarve Sanjhi Apartments, Sector-9 opposite CCRT. On the arrival of nagar kirtan at the stalls, everyone paid obeisance to Guru Granth Sahib by bowing their heads.
Guru Ji brought a social and religious revolution by providing a platform of sangat and pangat, where people could pray together and eat together irrespective of caste, colour or creed, said Arvinder Singh Chhatwal, general secretary of Dwarka Forum and a resident of Sector-8.
“Guru Nanak Dev showed us the path of peace and harmony. His message of devotion to God and excellence of conduct can help us in transforming the society,” asserted Chhatwal.