TALWANDI SABO, Punjab—The SGPC today launched a ‘Dharam Parchaar Lehar’ from Takht Sri Damdama Sahib by holding a ‘Gurmat Samagam’ at Gurdwara Guru Kanshi of Talwandi Sabo. The SGPC has aimed to promote Sikh philosophy by attracting common Punjabi towards Sikhism by acquainting them with Sikh history, Sikh values and Sikh code of conduct.
Following the culmination of Sri Akhand Path Sahib, renowned raagi jathas of Bhai Harjinder Singh Sri Nagar wale, Bhai Rai Singh, Bhai Lakhwinder Singh, Bhai Inderjit Singh Bombay etc, sung Gurbani verses in melodious tones. Sikh preacher Giani Pinderpal Singh also delivered religious discourse on this occasion.
Addressing the Sikh masses present, SGPC President Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar said that living life as per the Sikh code of conduct was a duty of every Sikh for which the Sikh ideology and Sikh history are our path enlighteners. He added that the ‘Dharam Parchaar Lehar’ was an attempt to preach Sikhism among common Punjab masses for which trained Sikh preachers will be sent in all villages of Punjab who will work under the supervision of the SGPC member for the concerned constituency. He further said that efforts will be initiated to spread this ‘Dharam Parchaar Lehar’ all over India.
SGPC appointed Jathedar of Sri Akal Takht Sahib Giani Gurbachan Singh and Jathedar of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Giani Harpreet Singh hailed the SGPC’s initiative of launching ‘Gurmat Parchaar Lehar’ to preach Sikhism among common masses. The duo also appealed to common masses of Punjab to support SGPC’s initiative.
Chief of Damdami Taksal, Harnam Singh Dhumma said that inspiring upcoming generations towards Sikhism was our primary duty. He added that the religious bodies, educational institutions and the parents of children need to act in coordination to achieve this goal. He further said that the entire Sant Samaj including Damdami Taksal was ready to offer every kind of help to SGPC in this ‘Dharam Parchaar Lehar’.
President of Shiromani Akali Dal Sukhbir Badal, Member of Parliament Bibi Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Former Akali Minister Sikandar Singh Maluka, SGPC’s Senior Vice President Baldev Singh Qaimpuri, SGPC’s Junior Vice President Buta Singh, SGPC’s executive member Bhai Ram Singh, Bibi Joginder Kaur, S. Gurcharan Singh Grewal, etc. were prominent among the present Sikh personalities.