Batala: Hundreds of devotees from
all walks of life congregated in this industrial town today to
take part in various programmes to mark the 523rd marriage
anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the first guru of Sikhism.
A marriage procession led by `Panj Piaras` (five beloved)
was started from Gurdwara Dehra Sahib, where Guru Nanak Dev ji
stayed along with baratis, and terminated at Gurdwara Kandh
Sahib where marriage was solemnized, after passing through
several places in the city.
Earlier, the `barat` (marriage party) of Guru Nanak Dev
arrived here from Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala district late
The recitation of 101 series of Akahnd Path (religious
hymns) which started three days ago, was performed this