Tribune News Service
Talwandi Sabo, April 13
COVID-19 guidelines went for the toss as a giant variety of devotees paid obeisance and took a holy dip within the sarovar at the historic Damdama Sahib gurdwara on the event of Baisakhi, however no social distancing was maintained and hardly individuals have been seen sporting masks.
Even there was no association of thermal scanning.
SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal, who alongside along with his spouse Harsimrat Kaur Badal paid obeisance at Takth Sri Damdama Sahib, needed to face protest from a part of devotees.
Devotees standing in a queue began shouting slogans towards Sukhbir Badal on seeing him whereas he was popping out of the gurdwara.
On this Baisakhi celebration, the difficulty of farmers’ protest and three farm legal guidelines remained centre-stage.
While addressing the devotees, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh accused the BJP-led Union authorities of working for the advantage of company homes and hurting the financial pursuits of Sikh group.
He mentioned incorrect insurance policies formulated by the Union authorities are behind the financial instability as these insurance policies are made holding in thoughts few massive company households.
Harpreet Singh additionally mentioned the tenth Sikh guru Gobind Singh Ji based the Khalsa Panth in 1699 on Baisakhi.
He requested individuals to comply with the preaching of the holy scripture. He additionally appealed to them to shun medication, hold unshorn hair and steer clear of social evils.
Bibi Jagir Kaur mentioned Baisakhi was celebrated internationally wherever Sikhs reside.
She talked concerning the historical past of Takht Damdama Sahib and urged devotees to guide their lives on the ideas of Guru Granth Sahib.
Besides roadside toy-sellers, consuming joints and langar (group kitchen), serpentine queues and a heavy rush of automobiles was seen amid the recitation of spiritual verses.
Community kitchens have been arrange at quite a few locations on the roads resulting in Talwandi Sabo.
Other gurdwaras within the metropolis have been additionally adorned on the event and witnessed a large rush of devotees.
The district administration and the police authorities had made elaborate safety preparations and made positive that devotees didn’t face any inconvenience.
Apart from Talwandi Sabo, a non secular perform was organised by varied gurdwaras within the metropolis to have fun Baisakhi.