Hyderabad, Nov 16: Ahead of the 552nd Prakash Utsav — birth celebration of Guru Nanak, the preparation for festivities have started that will continue till November 19. Every year, the community comes together to celebrate the saint’s birthday that kicks off with a grand holy procession from Secunderabad Sahib Gurudwara. Thousands of devotees from across the State are set to take part in the procession.
“Guru Granth Sahebji (the revered holy scripture of the Sikhs) will be carried on a beautifully decorated vehicle along with Nishaan Sahebans (religious flags) all along the procession. It will be marked by the rendering of Shabad Keertans (holy hymns),” said S Baldev Singh Bagga, president of the Prabhadak Committee Gurudwara Saheb Secunderabad.