February 23: Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Chandigarh

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Chandigarh

On February 23, 2013 the 59th Birthday of Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji was celebrated in Chandigarh as ‘Guru Puja Diwas’. Thousands of devotees including children and women participated in the cleanliness drive which started at 6 a.m. and terminated at 9 a.m. On this occasion Dr. B.S Cheema, Zonal Incharge and Shri Mohinder Singh, Sanyojak Sant Nirankari Mandal, Chandigarh, were also present along with other Adhikaris. During this campaign roads, parks, dispensaries, community centres, schools, etc. situated in Sector-15, Bhaskar Colony Sector-25, Dhanas, Khuda Lahora, Naya Gaon, Kansal, Area Sector-30, 32, Ram Darbar, Hallomajra, Colony No-4, Behlana, Raipur Khurd, Darua, Bapu Dham Colony Sector-26, Sector-40, 52, 56, Daddu Majra, Maloya Colony, Area Sector-45, Colony No-5, and Nirankari Bhawans were cleaned. Children were carrying different mottos like “Nar Seva Narayan Pooja”, “Dharam Jorata Hai Torata Nahi”, “Cleanliness is next to Godliness”, “Save Trees Save World”, “Green City Clean City” and “Plant Trees for Better Tomorrow”, etc.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Chandigarh
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in ChandigarhGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Chandigarh

Later on, at 10.30 am tree plantation was started in Sector-29, opposite Traffic Police line where about 200 saplings were planted. On this occasion, Member Incharge Parchar Vibhag Smt. Joginder Kaur, Shri Naranjan Singh IAS (Retd), Dr. B.S Cheema Zonal Incharge and Shri Mohinder Singh, Sanyojak, and Mukhi Shri Sham Sunder, Shri S.S. Banga, Shri Tarsem Singh and other Adhikaris were present along with Mayor Shri Subhash Chawla. He said “This campaign is started as a religious practice by the Mission, it is also advantageous for the city as well. People are planting trees, which is beneficial for all the citizens of Chandigarh. So I really appreciate their efforts.”

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in ChandigarhGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in ChandigarhGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in ChandigarhGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Chandigarh
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Chandigarh

Shri Mohinder Singh conveying the messages of Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji said, “Our earth is like a Global Village. As such cleanliness of earth is the cleanliness of our own houses.” Regarding pollution, Baba Ji says, “Whether inner or outer, pollution is always harmful for a person.” He always exhorts to make God dwell in our hearts so that we are protected from doing evil deeds and serve the humanity selflessly. Emphasizing the need for social welfare awareness, Baba Ji highlights Mission’s involvement in the activities of Environment Conservation.

Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in ChandigarhGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Chandigarh
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in ChandigarhGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Chandigarh
Guru Puja Diwas Celebrated in ChandigarhGuru Puja Diwas Celebrated in Chandigarh

On February, a huge Sewa Dal Rally was organized at this Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan. The Sewa Dal Members presented PT parade, marching songs, and games.

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