Sikh community observed birth anniversary of Guru Ram Das in Lahore
The Perkash Purb (Birth Anniversary) of 4th Guru of Sikh Religion, Guru Ram Das Jee was celebrated according to Nanak Shahi Calendar with fervour in Chuna Mandi Lahore Yesterday. A great number of Sikhs from Lahore as well as other cities participated in celebrations and paid obeisance.
President of Pakistan Sikh Gurdwars Probandhak Committee (PSGPC) Sardar Tara Singh, Sardar Bishan Singh, Major Hercharn Singh (first Pak Army Sikh Officer), Secretary Shrine Tariq Aziz and Faraz Sahib (ETPB) attended the ceremony. Special ‘Akhand Path Sahib’ was held and special prayers were offered for the prosperity and development of Pakistan.
Speaking on the occasion, Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Siddiqul Farooq approved special grant of five million rupees for purchasing new blankets, sheets and cupboards for gurdwaras.
Moreover Pardhan Tara Singh that said very soon there would be memorial Asthan of Bhai Mardana Jee in Nankana Sahib.