Yatra organised by Gurudwara Sri Nanak Jhira Saheb, Bidar (Karnataka) stayed at Patiala
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A specially designed palki (palanquin) on Mahindra Furio vehicle that is on a countrywide yatra reached Patiala on July 18th. The yatra being organised by Gurudwara Sri Nanak Jhira Saheb, Bidar (Karnataka) to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji this year started from Maharashtra,then moving to Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana reached Patiala.
When the yatra reached Patiala, thousands of devotees gathered at Gurdwara Shaheed Akali Baba Fula Singh at Urban Estate welcoming the yatra. A police band, Guru ki Force Khalsa band and students of Sri Guru Har Krishan public schools performed and Gurbani were recited.
Jagjit Singh Dardi Chairman Chardikala Time TV honored the five priests, the President of the management committee of Gurdwara Sahib Nanak Zira, Balbir Singh and Secretary, Manpreet Singh with a siropa and a memento.
Later the yatra reached at Gurudwara Dukhniwaran sahib, where large number of devotees paid their respect
Today morning large number of residents from all walks of life to have a glimpse of this special Palki. The yatra proceded for Ludhiana after performing the ardaas
On their plan, the organizer, said, Permission has been sought to send this Yatra to Pakistan via the newly constructed Kartarpur corridor.
The organizer further said that the Palki is on Mahindra Furio vehicle and is specially designed for this yatra to keep the religious concept and values in mind. A ‘Sukhashan’ (holy resting place) has also been kept inside the palanquin.