The 383th birthday celebrations of seventh Sikh Guru Sri Guru Har Rai Sahebji were celebrated with religious gaiety and devotion by the Sikh community of twin cities on Sunday.
The festival was marked with offering of prayers to Guru Granth Sahebji, recitations of keertans taking out of holy procession followed by Guru ka langar etc.
The major attraction of the celebrations was organised under the aegis of Prabhandak Committee, Gurudwara Saheb Barambala Saheb, Sikh Chawniat where large number of Sikh devotees and other community faiths of the State took part in Vishaal Deewan (Mass Congregation) held at Gurudwara Saheb premises, Sikh Chawniat.
The preachers called upon the devotees to follow the teachings of Sikh Gurus who strove for national integration.
Communal harmony brotherhood and peace to the whole humanity.
After the culmination to congregation the traditional Guru-ka-langer or free community kitchen prepared specially by the devotees was served to all the devotees.
Later, in the evening a colourful procession was taken out from Gurudwara Saheb Barambala and passed through the main corridors of HUDA Colony, Nandimusliaguda, Kishanbagh X Road and returned back to Gurudwara in the evening.
“Panj Pyaras” (five beloved ones) and Sikh youths displayed their extraordinary exercise with their swords and displayed other skills with breathtaking performance, said a press release.