May 12, 2015 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Mukatsar, Punjab: Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal yesterday announced that the state government and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) would take the “Dharmik Darshan Yatra” to the other states to help devotees to have a close look at the relics and offer prayers.
Sukhbir Badal was at Mukatsar to welcome the yatra, which started from Patiala on May 6.
“The yatra would be taken to different states with help of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and other organizations. The Dharmik Darshan Yatra would visit parts of Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh,” he said.
The relics of Guru Gobind Singh include three swords, a set of hair with comb, a turban, a chola (robe), a whip, a bunch of five arrows, a ‘Siri Sahib’ (small three inch kirpan), a spear with wood, a small plain steel spear, a big sword and another sword with the words “Sat Sri Akal Guru Teg Bahadur’ the 1713 Samvat (1656) inscribed on the blade.
Of particular interest to the devotees and scholars is a manuscript written in Guru Gobind Singhi’s own hand.
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