Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Two days event to commemorate "Delhi Fateh Diwas"

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara management committee (DSGMC) is all set to celebrate ‘Delhi Fateh Diwas’ on March 21 and 22 for the second consecutive year. Shiromani Akali Dal – Badal led DSGMC which took over two years ago conceived the plan of commemorating unfurling of the Khalsa flag over Lal Qila in 1783 by Baba Baghel Singh. “The efforts are being made to make it an annual program,” said Manjit Singh GK the President of DSGMC, making announcement for this year’s program talking to media persons here today.

GK said that as part of the two days program, on the first day on March 21 Kirtani Jathas would recite Gurbani and an attendance of over one lakh people of different religions is expected in the Kirtan Darbar. “The two day event commemorates the glorious past of Sikhs, their valour, and courage and this important fact of the Sikh history remained ignored for many years,” adds GK. “On March 22, Jarnaili March (Martial’s March) would converge at the Lal Qila Maidan. The march would begin from Pracheen Hanuman Mandir on the ring road, five head priests will lead the march and have Nihang Singh Jathebandis, police and military bands, different religious organizations and different Gatka groups,” informed GK.

Speaking on the occasion, DSGMC general secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa, said that the Gurdwara Committee is celebrating the two event with religious fervor and Sikhs living all across the world would feel pride about the Sikh history.  He informed that Live telecast of the event has also been planned. He adds that duties have been given to committee staff and sewak jathas and Singh Sabhas have also been actively involved for the conduct of the two days event. 

“A light and sound and plays showing glorious Sikh history has also been organized in the evening on March 22,” adds GK. Further according him, heads of different religions would also take part and a number of voluntary organizations have come forward to take part in the two day event. 

With Thanks : Media DSGMC

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