November 27, 2012 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Leicester, UK (November 27, 2012): It is learnt that thousands of people lined the streets on Sunday, November 25, 2012 during a Nagar Kirtan at Leicester, UK to observe the celebrations of Guru Nanak Ji’s 544th Gurpurb (birth anniversary).
According to Leicester Mercury “brightly-decorated floats led a parade of up to 15,000 worshippers from the Guru Tegh Bahadar Gurdwara, in East Park Road, Leicester, to the Guru Nanak Gurdwara at Holy Bones, near St Nicholas Circle”.
The Nagar Kirtan event, which has been staged in Leicester for more than 20 years, marks the birthday of the first Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikh religion and first Sikh Guru.
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