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New York Sikh teen rolls out album of Gurbani Shabad Kirtan in 31 ragas of Guru Granth Sahib

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Raghbir Singh, SGPC president Harjinder Singh Dhami release Arjanveer Singh's album

New York Sikh teen rolls out album of Gurbani Shabad Kirtan in 31 ragas of Guru Granth Sahib

Arjanveer Singh (12) being honoured at the Akal Takht secretariat in Amritsar. Tribune Photo



Tribune News Service

Amritsar, February 25

A 12-year-old Arjanveer Singh has come out with an album of Gurbani Shabad Kirtan in 31 ragas of Guru Granth Sahib, qualifying him as a prodigy.

Based at Albany, New York he learned the recital of Gurbani Kirtan in classical Ragas pointed towards his dedication towards Gurmat philosophy. About his feat he said it was an initiative aimed at connecting children worldwide with the ‘Ragatmic Shabad Kirtan’ of Guru Granth Sahib. He rendered Gurbani Kirtain in Ragas such as Aasaa, Wadhans, Sorath and others.

He learnt Gurbani Kirtan based on 31 ragas of Guru Granth Sahib from renowned Sangeet Kirtankar Dr Gurnam Singh, former head of Gurbani Sangeet Chair of Punjabi University through Baljinder Singh, the head of the Rara Sahib Samprada.

Album containing Gurbani Shabad Keertan in 31 ragas sung by 12-year-old Arjanveer Singh was jointly released by Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Raghbir Singh, SGPC president Harjinder Singh Dhami, Rara Sahib Samprada head Baba Baljinder Singh and others at Akal Takht secretariat in Amritsar on Saturday.

Dhami congratulated the family of the child.

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