Cheema Sahib, 17 March-The annual Gurmat Samagam to commemorate Sant Attar Singh ji was held at Gurdwara Janamasthan, Cheema Sahib on the Sant Ji’s 149th Birth Anniversary. The 3-day program commenced with the start of 21 Shri Akhand Paaths of Shri Guru Granth Sahib at Gurdwara Janam Asthan, 40 at Akal Academy Cheema and 11 […]
Cheema Sahib, 17 March-The annual Gurmat Samagam to commemorate Sant Attar Singh ji was held at Gurdwara Janamasthan, Cheema Sahib on the Sant Ji’s 149th Birth Anniversary. The 3-day program commenced with the start of 21 Shri Akhand Paaths of Shri Guru Granth Sahib at Gurdwara Janam Asthan, 40 at Akal Academy Cheema and 11 at Gurudwara Shri Nanaksar Sahib, after Ardas was performed by Baba Iqbal Singh Ji Baru Sahib wale. During the Gurmat Samagam program, Singh Sahib Giani Gurbachan Singh, Jathedaar Shri Akal Takhat Sahib said that Sant Attar Singh Ji was the first eminent Sikh religious leader to be affectionately accorded by the holy title of “Sant” by Shri Akal Takhat Sahib.
The Kalgidhar Trust played a vital in the progress of various programs of education and efforts were made to promote Sikhism and other welfare projects. After, Singh Sahib Giani Gurmukh Singh Jatheadar Takhat Shri Damdma Sahib, Singh Sahib Giani Iqbal Singh Jathedar Takhat Shri Patna Sahib, Giani Gurdev Singh England Wale, Dr. Khem Singh Gill, Ex. V.C, P.A.U Ludhiana, Sant Jagjeet Singh lopo wale preached the Sangat by their religious views.
Sant Manmohan Singh Lohatwaddi wale, Sant Bhupinder Singh Jarg wale, Sant Dharamveer Singh Gharagane wale rendered melodious Gurbani Shabad Kirtan. During Amrit Sanchar many people got initiated into Khalsa fold. Principals of 20 Akal Academies rendered melodic Gurbani Shabad Kirtan and the whole program was live telecasted on 16th March. All these Akhand Paaths were performed by selfless volunteers, which comprised local Cheema sangat, ladies from Delhi and Akal Academy.
On this eve Sant Balbir Singh Ghunas Chief parliamentary Secretary, Bhai Gobind Singh Longowal, Sant Jaswant Singh Samrale Wale, Sant Harnek Singh Langran wale, Giani Nachhatar Singh Bhindra Wale, Sant Manjet Singh Harkhowal Wale, Giani Gurmeet Singh Khosa Kotla, Sant Surjeet Singh Mastuana, Sant Harbeant Singh Gurdwara Mata Bholi Kaur, Sant Bant Singh Dera Srichand Ji, Sant Jaswinder Singh Harehri Wale, Teja Singh Kamalpur District President of S.G.P.C Sangrur, S.Raghvir Singh Jakhepal Chairman of Market Committee Sunam, Mahatma Joginder Kaur Daula, Jathedar Udey Singh, Indermohan Singh Lakhmeerwala, Bhai Anbhol Singh, Dr. Kanwarpal Singh land donor of AA Dhugga kalan, Amrik Singh Rehal U.K land donor of AA Chahal Kalan etc.
~ Harsimrat Kaur
~ Cheema Sahib, 19th Mar ’15