Guru Gobind Singh Gurpurb in Pictures 2009

January 7, 2009 Source: www.punjabheritage.org
By Gurinder Singh Mann


Punjab Heritage News brings a round up of the celebrations of Guru Gobind Singh birth anniversary in pictures.

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Students of Harkrishan Public School participate in a nagar kirtan ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in Amritsar. It was organised by the SGPC in collaboration with the Sri Guru Singh Sabha. The religious procession took off from Guru Ramdas Serai with Guru Granth Sahib placed in a golden palanquin. 

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‘Panj Piaras’ lead a procession to mark the 342nd birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh, in Chandigarh on Saturday.
 
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A devotee offering prayers at the illuminated Qila Mubarak Gurdwara in Bathinda on Saturday.
 
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A young boy practises Gatka during the Nagar Kirtan at Sector 34.
 
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Model Town extension Gurdwara illuminated for Gurpurb in Ludhiana

 

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Artist Sukhpal Singh gives final touches to a painting of Sikh Guru Gobind Singh on the eve of his birth anniversary in Patiala.

 

Nihang
 

Baba ' Jagir' Singh wears a turban of some 250 metres in length while paying homage at the Golden temple .
(Photo by Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)

 

All Photos courtesy of Tribune India unless otherwise stated.

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