Sikh doctor donates diamond necklace, gold sword at Takht Sri Harmandir Ji, Patna Sahib

Earlier too, he had presented a ‘kalgi’ worth Rs 1.73 crore to Takht Sri Patna Sahib and another one at Golden Temple

Sikh doctor donates diamond necklace, gold sword at Takht Sri Harmandir Ji, Patna Sahib

Dr Gurwinder Singh Samra with gold sword, diamond-studded necklace and a gold quilt at Takht Shri Harmandir Sahib, Patna.

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, January 3

To mark the 355th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, Dr Gurwinder Singh Samra, a Sikh devotee, who runs Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital at Kartarpur here, donated a necklace studded with diamonds and rubies, a gold sword, a quilt and a handkerchief made of gold embroidery at Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib in Patna, Bihar, on January 1.

The valuables were offered at a special ceremony held in the presence of jathedar of Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib, Patna, Gauhar-e-Maskeen Giani Ranjit Singh, Panj Pyaras and other office-bearers of Takht Sri Harmandir Sahib Parbandhak Committee.

Divine magnanimity

  • The necklace presented at the feet of 10th Sikh Guru was studded with 1,300 diamonds, rubies and other precious gems.
  • When asked about the total cost of the ornaments, he refused to share and hinted it’s all worth crores. Meanwhile, this is not the first time he has donated such items to gurdwara, earlier too, he had presented a ‘kalgi’ worth Rs 1.73 crore to Takht Sri Patna Sahib and another one at the Golden Temple.

While addressing the gathering at Takht Harmandir Sahib, Giani Ranjit Singh praised Dr Samra for his services and charitable work and mentioned that just 15 days ago, he presented a gold-studded bed to Guru Gobind Singh here at the same place. He also honoured Dr Samra and his son Harmanbir Singh with siropa (robe of honour).

Talking to The Tribune, Dr Gurwinder Singh Samra said the necklace presented at the feet of 10th Sikh master, Guru Gobind Singh was studded with 1,300 diamonds, rubies and other precious gems. He said it took the artisans almost a year’s span to prepare the items.

When asked about the total cost of the ornaments, he refused to share and hinted it’s all worth crores. Meanwhile, this is not the first time he has donated such items to gurdwara, earlier too, he had presented a ‘kalgi’ worth Rs 1.73 crore to Takht Sri Patna Sahib and another one at the Golden Temple.

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