Jalandhar: The Darshan Didar Yatra, a unique initiative of the Punjab Government and Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) for the darshan of the relics of three Sikh Guru’s today entered the Jalandhar district. The yatra entered the district after starting from Tanda town of Hoshiarpur and passing through village Chaulang and Bhogpur town. A sea of devotees welcomed the yatra at Bhogpur and had darshan of the relics of Guru Sahiban. The yatra was led by the Panj Piara’s.
At village Chaulang of Jalandhar district, the devotees showered flowers on the yatra. A contingent of Punjab Police also gave a guard of honour to the Darshan Didar Yatra.
Chief Parliamentary Secretary Mr Pawan Kumar Tinu, Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Mr Kamal Kishore Yadav, SSP Jalandhar (Rural) Mr Jaspreet Singh Sidhu, ADCP Mr Girish Dyalan, SDM Jalandhar-2 Mr Varinder Pal Singh Bajwa and SP Mr Kulwant Singh Heer were present on the occasion.
While addressing the devotees, Mr Pawan Kumar Tinu lauded the efforts of Punjab government and SGPC for starting this yatra, which would educate the youth about our religion, history and legacy. He said that the yatra carries relics of Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib, Sri Guru Teg Bahadar Sahib and Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji displayed in a specially crafted 33 feet long bus.
From there, the yatra passed through Jallowal Colony, Pachranga, Kala Bakra, Nizamdipur, Beas village, Kishangarh, Naugaja and several other villages. The yatra would halt for night at Kartarpur. For the devotees, several stalls of langar and chabeels were set up throughout the route.
Prominent among those present on the occasion included Mr Deepak Sondhi, Nagar Council Bhogpur president Mr Raj Kumar Sukhija, Chairman Market Committee Bhogpur Mr Jagmel Singh Dhillon, SGPC member Bibi Gurmeet Kaur, Director Sugar Mill Bhogpur Mr Harbolinder Singh Boliana, Youth leader Mr Malinder Singh Garhibaksha, Youth leader Mr Harbinder Singh Sidhu, Bibi Vidwant Kaur, besides several others.
After night halt at the historical town of Kartarpur, the yatra would leave for Subhanpur tomorrow morning.