14.4.2014, Amritsar, the day began with the Akhand Path Sahib bhog at 9:00 A.M at Akal Academy, Vachhoa to mark Vaisakhi celebrations at the academy.
Kirtan was performed and later students from different classes recited poetry in ‘Kavishri’ programme and speeches were also given on the occasion. The Kavishri event happened individually as well as in chorus.
The open invitation to the event was well received by the Sangat who were keen enough to join the Khalsa brotherhood. About 121 school students and about 50 other including staff members were ‘Baptised’ on the occassion. The ‘Amrit Sanchar’ ceremony began at 11:00 am and went on till 3:00 pm.
“This gives me immense pleasure to announce that on September 2013, 84 students including staff members and about 37 outsiders had taken ‘Amrit Pahul’ in the academy but this time, we saw a greater enthusiasm where 121 school students and more than 50 individuals from outside received ‘Amrit pahul’ on the Baisakhi occasion.” said, Principal – Mrs.Baljit Kaur while thanking the ‘Panj Piaras’ and the ‘Sadh Sangat’.
‘Langar’ was prepared in the Academy premises. The members of the Staff served langar to the ‘Sangat’.
~ Deeksha Singh
~ New Delhi, 18th Apr ’14