JAMMU, APRIL 02(INFO) – To upkeep its traditional behaviour of communal harmony, secular temperament, religious amity and brotherhood a befitting and rousing reception is awaiting Guru Maniyon Granth Jagriti Yatra on April 4, 2008 at Lakhanpur Jammu. Thousands of people from all walks of life and all shades
of faith would receive the yatra with warmness of heart. The yatra starting from Nanded, Maharashtra after passing through various states would reach Lakhanpur on April 4, 2008.
This was stated by Minister for Higher Education Mr. Gulchain Singh Charak who is also the chairman of reception committee while addressing a press conference here today.Giving details of the programme, Mr. Charak said that after grand reception at Lakhanpur on April 4, 2008 at 10 a.m, the yatra would reach Gurudawara Nanak Nagar in the evening.
Accordingly on 5th April yatra would proceed towards R. S. Pura at 9 a.m. and would reach Gurudawra Digiyana Ashram at 9 p.m. On 6th April a big function would be held at M.A.M College ground for the whole day and in the evening, yatra would depart for Gurudawara Rehari for night stay.
On 7th April, the yatra would proceed towards Kathua via Vijaypur and would leave back to Punjab on 8th April.Mr. Charak appealed the people of J&K state regardless of their caste, creed, sex are religious faith to participate in the yatra with wholehearted zeal and enthusiasm.
President State Gurudawara Parbandhak Board and MLC S. T. S. Wazir on this occasion said that “Three Hundredth Gurta Gadi Divas (300th Anniversary of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji” is being celebrated worldwide, in the pursuit of which Guru Manyo Granth Jagriti Yatra, entering J&K State on April 4, 2008 is a hand volume written by Great Martyr Baba Deep Singh Ji Shaheed and also the sacred Shastras (Arms) of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj. He hoped that by virtue of this yatra, the bonds of communal harmony and brotherhood would be strengthened.
The press conference among others attended by Minister of State S. Manjit Singh and Deputy Chairman of Legislative Council S. Harvinder Singh.