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Sikh community observes Guru Gobind Singh's 348th birth anniversary

New Delhi/Amritsar/Patna, Jan. 7 : The Sikh community is celebrating the 348th birth anniversary of their tenth and final guru - Guru Gobind Singh across the country today.


Guru Gobind Singh was born on January 7, 1666 at Patna in Bihar.

People in large numbers were seen visiting gurudwaras to participate in the programmes associated with the event.

Bhog of Akhandpath is being performed today in gurudwaras and continuous recitation of Gurbani is going on.

Special seminars are being organised today to tell the teachings of Guru Gobind Singh to the young generation.

Guru Gobind Singh formed the Khalsa by selecting five persons from different castes belonging to different regions. He baptised them as Sikhs, thus giving a lesson of casteless society and national integration. Community kitchens are also being organised.

--ANI (Posted on 07-01-2014)

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