DSGMC GET PERMISSION TO TAKE OUT NAGAR KIRTAN FROM DELHI TO NANKANA SAHIB
550 PILGRIMS WILL GO TO PAKISTAN WITH NAGAR KIRTAN
GOLDEN PALAQUIN BEING PREPARED BY DSGMC TO BE PLACED AT KARTARPUR SAHIB, WILL BE PART OF NAGAR KIRTAN
SARNA BROTHERS HAVE NOT EVEN APPLIED FOR PERMISSION, MISGUIDING SANGAT : SIRSA
New Delhi, July 12 : The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) President Mr. Manjinder Singh Sirsa said today that the Centre Government has accorded sanction to the Sikh body to take out Nagar Kirtan from Delhi to Nankana Sahib on the occasion of 550thbirth day celebration of Guru Nanak Dev ji. He said that this nagar kirtan will start from 28 October 2019 and 550 pilgrims will accompany the Nagar Kirtan to Pakistan.
Mr. Sirsa said that on October 28th, Guru Granth Sahib ji will bless the sangat in Golden Palki and this nagar kirtan will commence from Gurudwara Bangla Sahib. He said that after passing through Shanker road, Moti Nagar, Raja garden, Tilak Nagar, Janakpuri, CRPF Camp Pashchim Vihar, Guru Harkrishan Nagar, Mira bagh Peeragarhi chowk, it will head towards Panipat, Karnal and Kurukshetra in Haryana where it will have first stoppage for the night. He said that it will have second stoppage at Gurudwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib and third at Sultanpur Lodhi.
The DSGMC President disclosed that on Novermber 1st, this nagar kirtan will commence from Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar and will enter Pakistan throught Wagha border and will culminate at Nankana Sahib, Dera Sahib. He said that a grand scale religious program will be held on November 2nd at Sri Nankana Sahib. He said that details of sangat desirous of participating in this nagar kirtan are being collected.
Mr. Sirsa said that the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the DSGMC, Takht Sri Patna Sahib Committee and Takht Sri Hazoor Sahib committee applied in March itself for jointly carrying out this nagar kirtan from Delhi to Nankana Sahib. He said that now the Centre Government has approved our request will requisite permissions.
He also disclosed that the DSGMC has placed order for preparation of a golden palanquin (golden palki) which will be placed in a special bus to be part of nagar kirtan. He said that this golden palanquin will be placed at Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib after culmination of nagar kirtan.
The DSGMC President said that though the there is much enthousiasm in the sangar for the nagar kirtan, it is most unfortunate the Parmjit Singh Sarna who started celebration of two sangrans, two martyrdom days and used to divide sangat is this time trying to do the same in name of nagar kirtan.
Mr. Sirsa said that for carrying out nagar kirtan first permission is required from Centre Government, later from Delhi Government, Haryana Government and Punjab Government. He said that we have received permission from Centre Government. He said that as the bus carrying the palki and other vehicles have to travel between two countries, it is must to get permission from both countries to carry out nagar kirtan.
He said that the nagar kirtan being carried out by us is not of any individual but of the SGPC, DSGMC, Takht Sri Patna Sahib and Takht Sri Hazoor Sahib have initiative joint moves for this. He said that anyone who want to go along with nagar kirtan should deposit his/her passport and other documents with the DSGMC latest by July 30th.
On the occasion Mr. Harmeet Singh Kalka General Secretary said that if anyone comes and claims that he is carrying out nagar kirtan to Pakistan then the sangat must ask a copy of the requisite permission from that person.