Birthday Celebrations Baba Guru Nanak Dev Jee, 2018 Nankana Sahib
An international event as known 550th Birthday Celebration of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Jee 2018 is being started to celebrate from 21st to 30th November, 2018 by Sikh community in Punjab, Pakistan. The Gurdwara Janamasthan at Nankana Sahib which is located approximately 65 kilometers away from Lahore province of Punjab Pakistan. This shrine is frequently visited by Sikh Yatrees from different parts of the world as a pilgrimage in our state. As per history this Gurdwara was built in 19th Century by the Rajeet Singh. There are seven (07) Gurdwaras in Nankana Sahib as Janamasthan, Tanmbu Sahib, Malji, Panja Sahib, Patti Sahib, Kiyara Sahib, Ba Lila.
Short History & Introduction of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born on 29th November 1469 at the location of Rai Bhoi Ki Talvandi, presently known as Nankana Sahib. His Father was the local Patwari and his parents were both Hindu Khatries, he has one sister named Bebe Nanaki. The Sikh faith was founded by Guru Nanak in 15th Century and his celestial touch was passed by nine gurus who had followed in series. He is the founder of Sikhism and first of the ten (10) Sikh Gurus (teachers), he write a famous book named Guru Granth which is mostly read in the Sikh Community. He devoted his all life to teach and deliver the massage among the people in all platforms that God is one and travelled remote areas. Many videos, movies and documentaries have been made on the life of Guru Nanak.
A large number of Sikh Yatrees including Hindus and khatries arrive in Pakistan by special trains form India and by air from other countries to visit the Gurdwara Janamasthan and pay their religious rituals as per religion Sikhsim. On the occasion of that event strict security arrangements have been made and all allied departments such as Military Agencies, intelligence, Police, Traffic Police, Civil Defence, Rescue 1122, Health, Municipal Committee etc. play their roles for convenience of yatrees to avoid any possibility untoward situations. Emergency Contingency Plans, Evacuation Plans are prepared by security branches and trained staff is deputed for the Defence of the pilgrims. Moreover, pallki procession is carried out on the railway road from Main Gurdwara Janamasthan to Lahore More with participation of huge gathering of yatrees is online broadcasted on different Sikh media channels.
Special Trains Schedule Arrival and Departure
As per Schedule of their arrival at Pakistan to take part in Birthday Anniversary, three special trains will be run on 21st November, 2018 form Wahga Border to Nankana Sahib, Nankana Sahib to Hassan Abdal on 24th November, 2018 and Lahore to Wahga Boder on 30th November, 2018.
The Schedule of Birthday Celebration of Baba Guru Nanak Deev Jee, 2018, first day on 21st Nov, 2018 on Wednesday arrival from Wahga railway station by special train and departure for Gurdwara Janamasthan, 02nd day on 22nd Nov, 2018 visit to Grudwara Sacha Sauda (Farooqabad) and back to Nankana Sahib by road, 03rd Day on 23rd Nov, 2018 main ceremony of Birthday of Baba Guru Nanak at Gurdwara Janamasthan, Nankana Sahib, 04th Day on 24th Nov, 2018 departure for Gurdwara Panja Sahib, Hasanabdal from Nankana Sahib, 05th Day on 25th Nov, 2018 stay at Gurdwara Panja Sahib, Hasanabadl, 06th Day on 26th Nov, 2018 departure for Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Lahore from Hasanabdal by Special Trains, 07th Day 27th Nov, 2018 Stay at Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Lahore, 08th Day on 28th Nov, 2018 visit to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, Gurdwara Rohi Sahib, Eminabad, District Gujranwala and back to Lahore by train, 09th Day on 29th Nov, 2018 Stay at Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Lahore and 10th Day on 30th Nov, 2018 Departure for India Via Wahga Railway Station.
That’s a entire procedure of the Singh’s are celebrated the greetings of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Jee (Mela) Birthday Celebrations 2018 is annual conducted for them and a large number of persons are consisted him to performing their religious prayers in Nankana Sahib.