Cleanliness drive begins at Sultanpur Lodhi

Guru Tegh Bahadur’s 400th Parkash Utsav

Cleanliness drive begins at Sultanpur Lodhi

Environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal, along with sangat, carries out kar sewa at Sultanpur Lodhi. Tribune photo: Malkiat Singh

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, April 3

As a part of the kar sewa initiative to cleanse the holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi, environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal started a cleanliness drive from the Talwandi Chaudhrian bridge.

Ghats on both sides from the Talwandi bridge to the rest house and Nirmal Kutia stretch were cleaned. Teams of residents, youths from Gidderpindi and Malwa and also young men from Talwandi Madho, Kotla Heran, Sherpur Dona and other villages participated in the drive.

While thanking the sangat indulging in kar sewa, Seechewal said ahead of the 400th Parkash Utsav of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the work of the beautification of the holy city of Sultanpur Lodhi was on and in keeping with the precedent already set by Sultanpur Lodhi, the further maintenance and beautification of the city and the holy banks of the Kali Bein would not be possible without the active participation of the dedicated local community.

He said hordes of devotees are expected to congregate at Sultanpur Lodhi during Guru Tegh Bahadur’s parkash utsav in 2021 on the lines of Guru Nanak Dev’s parkash utsav, which saw overwhelming crowds in 2019.

He stressed on the importance of growing plants along with maintaining the basic cleanliness of the city.

A team of Ajit Singh along with tractor trailers, Raja Sultanpur Lodhi and his team, Gatka coach Gurwinder Kaur, Jaswant Singh, Gurwinder Singh Boparai, Amrik Singh Sandhu, Satnam Singh Sadhi among others participated in the kar sewa.

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