‘Shahidi Divas’ of Guru Teg Bahadur observed

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Nov 23:  In connection with the  Shahidi Purab of  9th Guru Teg Bahadur Ji Maharaj, a function was organised at  Gurdwara Yagdar Sant Bhai Rocha Singh, Sector 14 Nanak Nagar under the supervision of Mahant Manjit Singh of  Dera Nangali Sahib.
Several religious preachers and political personalities threw light on the life and sacrifice of Guru Teg Bahadur while addressing the gathering. Bhai Jagjit Singh Jeet Ragi of Golden Temple Amritsar, Bhai Surjit Singh, Khalsa Kathawachak and Kuldip Singh Chamak and Dr Surjit Singh recited the ‘Shabad Kirtan’ and delivered lecture on the life and history of  great Guru.
Mahant Manjit Singh Ji while addressing Sangat on this occasion said that Guru Teg Bahadur Ji sacrificed  life for the sake of country  and Hinduism at Chandni  Chowk Delhi against injustice done by then rulers of that time.
A resolution on this occasion was read by the Surjit Singh to declare holiday on Martyr Day of Guru Teg Bahadur Ji.
Other prominent who participated and addressed gathering included  Paramjit Singh,  Mohinder Singh, Jagjit Singh, Dr Surjit Singh and Capt Amar Singh. A community Langer was also arranged.
The new Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee was also announced by the Mahant Manjit Singh with Jagmohan Singh as its president,  Harbhajan Singh and  Ajeet Singh as vice president, Dr Surjit Singh Raina as general secretary,   Kuldeep Singh Chamak as  secretary while Harmeet Singh Raja as cashier. Jagjit Singh nominated as the Chairman of the Management Committee.
Meanwhile, similar function was held at Gurdwara Shri Guru Teg Bahadur at  Omara Morh, Udhampur. Several religious preachers threw light on the role and sacrifice of this great Guru. DGPC Udhampur organized this programme which commenced with Akhand Path.


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