Fatehgarh Sahib(Gurpreet Singh Mehak) – The three day 14th Khalsai Khed Utsav 2017 of Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee run colleges today started off at Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib. Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar was chief guest of the function, which is dedicated to 550 year Parkash Utsav of Guru Nanak Dev . Students of colleges of SGPC participated in this gala event and showcased their talent in various sports like Kabbadi, Hockey, Gatka, Tug of War, Badminton, Chess, Basketball, Kho-Kho, Weightlifting, Volleyball, Table Tanis, Handball, Football and Athletics.Highlighting the objectives of Khalsayi Khed Utsav, Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar said, “Sport helps everyone to improve and maintain physical ability and skills. It does not provide only physical strength however it increases mental power too. Students should remain committed towards sports and opt them for the advancement in their career.” He also highlighted the rich history of Sikh Culture and motivated the students to remain in touch with their rich cultural values. On this occasion, A Souvenir was released to mark the occasion of Khalsai Khed Utsav. Cultural Exhibition, Science Exhibition, Consumer Hub were also organized to add colours to this gala event.Amarjit Singh Chawla, General Secretary, SGPC extended a vote of thanks to the distinguished guests. During the festival, SGPC President Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar was also honored. Photo Caption 1: SGPC president Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar addressing students at Fatehgarh Sahib. Photo Caption 2 SGPC president Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar being honoured at Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib.
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