National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana and another senior leader T S Wazir on Tuesday greeted and joined thousands of devotees during a grand and massive Nagar Kirtan at Gandhi Nagar here, held as part of the celebrations of Prakash Utsav of Guru Gobind Singhji, the tenth Guru of Sikhs. The entire area reverberated with the rendition of Shabadand other hymns besides the constant chant of Wahe Guru and Jo Bole So Nihal by the participants, who included representatives of Sangats from different places, pervaded the entire atmosphere.
The devotees comprising men, women and children were reciting kirtan while youngsters played Ghatka. Hundreds of people on both sides of roads greeted the Nagar Kirtan.
Greeting the people, Rana said that Guru Gobind Singhji relentlessly fought against inequality and superstitions and established the Khalsa Panth. Through his poetry, Guruji preached love, equality and ethical as well as moral code of conduct, he said, hoping that Gurupurab would be more meaningful if the people take time to reflect upon the life and teachings of Guruji, which apply today more than ever.
The Provincial President also hoped that Prakash Utsav of Guruji would be observed in the true spirit of the State’s composite culture and prayed for peace and tranquility in Jammu and Kashmir.