Patna: Punjab Congress president and former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday offered prayer at Takht Harmandir Sahib here during the ongoing ‘Prakash Parv’and praised Bihar CM Nitish Kumar for taking personal interest in making elaborate arrangements for it.
With assembly elections in Punjab round the corner, Singh accompanied by party in-charge for Punjab Asha Kumari, Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad Khan and state minister Ashok Choudhary, reached Takht Harmandir Sahib connected with the 10th Guru Govind Singh and paid obeisance.
He later arrived at the tent city at Gandhi Maidan and mingled with devotees who have thronged the place from across the world.
He also served food to devotees at the langar there.
Talking to reporters, Singh praised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the arrangements for celebration of the 350th ‘Prakash Parv’ on the birth anniversary of Guru Govind Singh, the tenth Sikh master.
“Such congregations are organised in Punjab also by the Akalis, but I have never seen a wonderful and elaborate arrangement like in Patna,” he told reporters.PTI