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PICTORIAL: Bandi Chhor Diwas Celebrated at Harmandar Sahib with Panthik Traditions

AMRITSAR SAHIB: Diwali festival which is also celebrated as Bandi Chhod Diwas by Sikhs,  was celebrated at Sri Harmandar Sahib on Saturday with religious zeal and Panthik traditions. Here are some pictures of the celebrations and the customary practices witnessed in the complex of holiest Sikh shrine:

Devotees lighting lamps and candles on the bank of holy sarovars at Sri Harmandar Sahib, Amritsar.
Attractive view of illumination at Sri Harmandar Sahib and Sri Akal Takht Sahib on Bandi Chhod Diwas
Lamps and candles lighted by devotees on the bank of holy sarovar at Golden Temple on Bandi Chhod Diwas
Gathering of Khalsa Panth at Akal Takht Sahib on Bandi Chhod Diwas
Sikh sangat sitting in front of Akal Takht Sahib on Bandi Chhod Diwas
Devotees taking part in the rituals being performed at Akal Takht Sahib
Another view of gathering of Sikh organizations at Akal Takht Sahib
Nihang Singhs sitting in front of Akal Takht Sahib

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