State-level birth anniv function of Lord Valmiki at Ram Tirath today

State-level birth anniv function of 
Lord Valmiki at Ram Tirath today

Shobha yatra in progress on the eve of Valmiki Jayanti in Amritsar.

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, October 30

To celebrate Lord Valmiki’s Revelation Day, a ‘Shobha Yatra’ was organised by the Valmiki Milap Sabha here on Friday. Om Parkash Soni, Minister of Medical Education and Research, was the chief guest at the shobha yatra. Soni announced a grant of Rs 5 lakh to the Bhagwan Valmiki Milap Sabha, Gudam Mohalla, and Rs 10 lakh to Central Valmiki Temple. Amritsar is the land of gurus and saints and many scriptures have been written on this land, Soni said. He said the need of the hour was to base our life on the teachings of Lord Valmiki. He also flagged off a langar sewa at Khazana Gate and distributed langar among sangat.

The Punjab Government was celebrating the birth anniversary of Lord Valmiki across the state with a state-level function to be held at Ram Tirath on October 31. He said that during this time online virtual events would be organised across the state during which Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh would also participate. Virtual functions would be held on October 31 at 11.45 am in the district.

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