Floral Welcome Accorded To Dharmik Darshan Yatra On Its Arrival To Batala City


A photograph related to floral welcome being accorded to Dharmik Darshan Yatra on its arrival to Batala City on Monday.

Batala, May 25, 2015: The Dharmik Darshan Yatra reached the famous historical town of Batala late at night amongst a grand floral welcome. The devotees had decorated entire yatra route with colorful lights. Under the former MLA Mr Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal, the Dhramil Darshan Yatra was accorded a grand welcome and thousands of devotees had darshan of the holy relics of Guru Sahiban.
Starting from morning onwards thousands of devotees had darshan of the Guur Sahibans’ relics and recited the Gurbani. At Guru Nanak Academy, the Punjab police cops gave salutation to the Palki Sahib carrying rare relics. Jathedar Sucha Singh Langah, former MLA Mr Lakhbir Singh Lodhinangal, member SGPC Jathedar Gurinderpal Singh Gora, member SGPC Jathedar Gurnam Singh Jallas, former minister Captain Balbir Singh Baath, chairman Sukhbir Singh Wahla presented siropas to the Panj Piaras as well as the organizers accompanying yatra. After conducting ardas the yatra left for its next destination at Sri Hargobindpur.
At Batala a heavy rush of devotees was soon that gathered to pay obeisance. Till late night people sat by the roadside to welcome yatra.   At all the places in city yatra was given a warm welcome. Cold water chhabeel and langar were put up for the devotees. The horse mounted policemen of Punjab police and motorcyclists led this yatra that has strict security arrangements in place. Akali leader Mangal Singh Batala, Maste Joginder Singh Achali gate, Manager Gurudwara Kandh Sahib Gurtinderpal Singh Mantu, Narinder Singh Sekhwan, Joginder Singh Thariewala, Iqbal Singh Mehmi,president Lakhwinder Singh Ghumman, former chairman  Harbhajan Singh Toor and other large number of religious and political people were present.
The devotees at Batala had darshan of relics and considered themselves fortunate and blessed ones to have this opportunity. The relics included s Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib’s 46 inches long kirpan, 22 inches long whip, Siri Sahib, one sword, Chola Sahib, manuscript, hair, comb and turban, 20 inches long iron arrow, three-and-a-half inch long Siri Sahib, 30 inches long wooden spear and five arrows.
Monday, May 25, 2015