Devotees offer prayers at Gurdwara Bangla Sahib on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of the first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev Ji, in New Delhi on Tuesday

DW BUREAU/ CHANDIGARH Lakhs of devotees thronged brightly-lit gurdwaras across the country on Tuesday to pay obeisance to Guru Nanak Dev on his 550th birth anniversary, with the epicentre of celebrations being at the holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi. Braving morning chill, people offered prayers at various shrines and took part in ‘langars’, ‘shabad kirtans’ […]

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and his wife and Member Parliament from Patiala, Preneet Kaur along with NRIs in Jalandhar on Monday night

DW BUREAU/ CHANDIGARH/JALANDHAR Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder has assured the Punjabi Diaspora settled abroad that he would take up with the Chief Justice of the High Court, as well as the Central Government, the issue of setting up Special Courts to expeditiously settle cases of those who had been declared Proclaimed Offenders (POs) after […]

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh addressing the function in the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind and other dignitaries in Sultanpur Lodhi on Tuesday

DW BUREAU/ CHANDIGARH / SULTANPUR LODHI Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced that he would take up with Prime Minister Narendra Modi the issue of prevailing upon Pakistan to grant Indian devotees open access to more historic gurdwaras across the border. The announcement was made during the 550th Prakash Purb of Sri […]

Sanitation workers on duty in Sultanpur Lodhi on Tuesday

DW BUREAU/ CHANDIGARH/SULTANPUR LODHI Despite influx of devotees in Sultanpur Lodhi, the top-notch cleanliness has become the talking point in the holy city. Divulging the details, regional deputy director local bodies department Barjinder Singh said that the level of cleanliness on the streets and roads of Sultanpur Lodhi is being compared with that of Kumbh […]

Sufi singer Satinder Sartaj paying musical tribute to Guru Nanak Dev in Sultanpur Lodhi on Tuesday

DW BUREAU/ CHANDIGARH / SULTANPUR LODHI Renowned sufi singer Satinder Sartaj today paid a musical tribute to Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji in a function organized by the Punjab government in the holy city to commemorate the 550th parkash purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji. The function held at Rabab Pandal today witnessed huge […]