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'Prakash Purb' of Guru Gobind Singh celebrated at Khalsa College, Amritsar

'Prakash Purb' of Guru Gobind Singh celebrated at Khalsa College, Amritsar

A kirtan programme under way in Khalsa College in Amritsar.

Amritsar: The 355th 'Prakash Purb' of Guru Gobind Singh, 10th Sikh Master, and founder of the Khalsa Panth, was celebrated with religious fervour and devotion at Khalsa College. As per the tradition, bhog of Sri Akhand Path, kirtan and later lectures on teachings and philosophy of the revered guru were performed on the occasion. Kirtan recitals were performed by the students of Khalsa College of Education, Ranjit Avenue who sang hymns from Gurbani and verses in the praise of the guru. The gurdwara complex was decorated with buntings and flowers. The teachers, students and staff members took part in the `ardas’ (prayers) following the ceremony. Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) honorary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina gave the message to the youth to follow the philosophy of the Guru, which he said was the most relevant in the present strife-torn world. Dr Inderjit Singh Gagoani, a prominent historian, gave a detailed account of life and teachings of the guru.

Seven-Day NSS camp concludes

Seven-day NSS Unit-II special camp concluded at the Guru Nanak Dev University in a ceremony that was organised in a virtual mode. Prof Anish Kumar Dua, Dean Students’ Welfare and Prof HS Gujral, NSS coordinator of the university both Guest of Honour presided over the valedictory function. Delivering his address, Prof Anish Kumar Dua congratulated the volunteers for their high spirits and the wonderful work done by them during the seven-day special camp despite of harsh weather conditions and recent spurt in Covid-19 situation. Prof H S Gujral, in his message, congratulated the entire NSS team led by the Programme Officer, Prof Rajesh Kumar for successful completion of seven-day NSS special camp. NSS volunteers shared their experiences and learnings with the guests. In the end, four best volunteers were awarded with mementos by the guests. TNS

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