Birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev celebrated in Udalguri district
Along with the rest of the State, Guru Nanak Jayanti was also celebrated with religious fervour here at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurudwara in Tangla town of Udalguri district
TANGLA: Along with the rest of the State, Guru Nanak Jayanti was also celebrated with religious fervour here at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurudwara in Tangla town of Udalguri district on Tuesday. Devotees from entire Darrang and Udalguri districts gathered to mark the celebration of the 553rd birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith. The celebrations kick-started with a recitation of the Sikh religious book, 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, promoting unity and protecting the people.
In the langar, special delicacies prepared in the community kitchen were served where people irrespective of their caste, community, religion feasted together. "Langar (community lunch) is a tradition started by Guru Nanak to encourage brotherhood and fellow feeling among all sections, irrespective of caste and creed," said Satpal Singh a devotee. Pertinently, Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurudwara, Tangla is the only Gurudwara in Darrang and Udalguri district established way back in 1957.