TANGLA: Along with the rest of the State, Guru Nanak Jayanti was also celebrated with religious fervour here at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurudwara, Tangla on Monday.
Devotees from entire Darrang and Udalguri districts gathered to mark the celebration of the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith. The celebrations kick-started with a recitation of the Guru Granth Sahib. After completing the recitation of the Granth, kirtan hymns were chanted. Nishan Sahib, a Sikh triangular flag made of silk cloth with a tassel at its end, was also hoisted by the devotees.
The ceremony was followed by special prayers for the country's uplift, for promoting unity and protecting the people. In the langar, special delicacies prepared in the community kitchen were served and people, irrespective of their caste, community and religion, feasted together, said Jarnail Singh Pradhan of the Gurudwara. This is the only Gurudwara in undivided Darrang district established way back in 1957.