On this occasion, processions are taken out in the cities. People sing devotional songs during the processions and share sweets and cold drink or sharbat among the adults and children.

The processions are decorated with religious posters, banners, flags, flowers and other things that portray the different aspects of Sikhism. Generally, a procession carries a picture of Guru Gobind Singh along with symbol of Sikh – Ek-Onkar.

There are also special prayer gatherings that are held at Gurudwaras. Special dishes that are unique to this occasion are prepared and served during the festivities.

As part of the three-day festivities, a colourful ‘Nagar Keertan’ was taken out from Sri Akal Takhat Sahib in memory of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. The nagar kirtan was organized by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and a number of Panthik Sikh organizations took part in it.


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