Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Friday said the government would provide all assistance for making the celebration of 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh a success.Presiding over the meeting of high powered committee, he said apart from security, the government will make elaborate arrangements by providing permission for langar, erection of gates near Telegraph office, below Ladies Park, near Sher-e-Punjab and at Ridge Pandal for welcoming the palanquin of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the tenth and the last Sikh Guru. The Chief Minster said, “We want to make the event memorable”.
He said that Guru Gobind Singh Ji did much of his creative and literary work at Paonta on banks of the Yamuna river in Himachal Pradesh. “I hope people from all walks of life would join the Sikh brethren in celebrations,” he said. “We should celebrate the event with great zeal and gusto,” he said.The Chief Minister also appealed to keep cleanliness during the two-day event at The Ridge.
President of Sri Guru Singh Sabha Jasvinder Singh thanked the Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh for the support and extended invitation for being part of the event.The two-day event will begin on September 24 marked by the procession carrying palanquin of Sri Guru Gobind Singh. It would start from DC office at 1 pm to conclude at Ridge at around 5 pm.The langar would also be organised by Sri Guru Singh Sabha at Padamdev Complex on the Ridge.
Urban Development Minister Sudhir Sharma, Vice-Chairman of the HPTDC Harish Janartha, Chief Secretary V C Pharka, DGP Sanjay Kumar, Additional Chief Secretary Manisha Nanda, Secretary Language Art and Culture, Anuradha Thakur, Secretary, Forests and Food and Civil Supplies, Tarun Kapoor, Managing Director HPTDC, Dinesh Malhotra, Commissioner, Municipa Corporation Shimla, Pankaj Rai, Brigadier J K S Virk and other senior officers were present on the occasion.
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