· CALENDAR DEDICATED TO 350TH PRAKASH PURAB OF GURU GOBIND SINGH JI
· CALENDAR RELEASED BY SEVERAL EMINENT PERSONALITIES
Ludhiana, January 2, 2018: As a mark of respect on the 350th Prakash Purab to Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, a calendar “Symbols of Faith in Sikhism” 2018, by noted Lawyer and former Additional Advocate General Punjab government Mr Harpreet Sandhu was released at a function held at Gurudwara Sri Singh Sabha, Sarabha Nagar, here today.
The calendar was released by noted economist, Chancellor Central University of Punjab Padma Bhushan Dr SS Johl, Chairman Punjab Arts Council Padma Shri Dr Surjit Patar, Chairman Markfed Punjab Mr Amarjit Singh Samra, noted Punjabi poet Prof Gurbhajan Gill, former Estate Officer PAU Mr TS Sandhu, Dr Anurag Singh, Mr Avtar Singh Dhindsa, DIG Mr Yurinder Singh Hayer, eminent photoartist Mr Tej Pratap Singh Sandhu, Mr Gurpreet Singh Toor, NRI Commission Punjab Member and businessman Mr Kamaljit Singh Hayer, and other eminent personalities of the state.
While speaking during the launch of calendar “Symbols of Faith in Sikhism” 2018, Mr Harpreet Sandhu said, “In the year 2017, I visited various historical Gurdwaras across the country, where the Symbols of Faith in Sikhism impressed me to capture the visuals in form of a Calendar. Gracious Guru guided my steps towards his door at Gurudwara Thanda Burj (Fatehgarh Sahib), Gurudwara Bangla Sahib (New Delhi), Gurudwara Jyoti Saroop (Fatehgarh Sahib), Gurudwara Kesgarh Sahib (Sri Anandpur Sahib), Gurdwara Damdama Sahib (Sri Muktsar Sahib), Gurdwara Garhi Sahib (Sri Machiwara Sahib), Sri Akal Takhat Sahib, Harimandir Sahib (Sri Amritsar Sahib).”
Former Additional Advocate General Punjab Mr Sandhu thanked the Akal Purakh, Waheguru ji for granting him the strength to accomplish this venture to capture Sikh Symbols depicting Sikhism.
While speaking on the occasion, Dr SS Johl said that he is delighted to see the artistic side of Mr Harpreet Sandhu, which he has brought to life in the form of a visual calendar.
Dr Surjit Patar shared that this calendar depicts the Symbols of Faith in Sikhism in a very dignified way and would help the young generation in understanding them in a better way.
Prior to this, Mr Harpreet Sandhu had also prepared a calendar having theme “Visual Images of Sri Palki Sahib” in the year 2017. That calendar had referred the “Mool Mantar” on the photographs of Palki Sahib clicked in year 2016 during his visits to Zanzibar – Tanzania (Kenya), Gurudwara Fatehgarh Sahib, Gurudwara Nadha Sahib, Panchkula, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, New Delhi, Gurudwara Jyoti Saroop, Fatehgarh Sahib, Gurudwara Sec – 8 Chandigarh, Gurdwara Kandh Sahib, Batala, Gurudwara Kesgarh Sahib, Anandpur Sahib, Gurudwara Makindu Sahib, Kenya, Gurudwara Patshahi Chevi, Ludhiana, Palki Sahib- Sri Akal Takhat Sahib, Amritsar, Gurdwara Harmandir Sahib, Amritsar and Palki Sahib at home.
Prominent among those present on the occasion included Mr Mohinderjit Singh Gill, Mr Jagpal Singh Khangura, International Photographer Mr Ankur Patar, Mr Puneet Pal Singh Gill, Mr Sonu Nilibar, Mr Harpreet Singh Chandok, Mr Deepinder Singh Chahal, Acting President District Bar Association Ludhiana Mr Harjot Singh, besides several others.