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Celebration of 550th Guru Purab of Guru Nanak Dev ji at Almaty on 17 November 2019

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Embassy of India

Nur-Sultan

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Celebration of 550th Guru Purab of Guru Nanak Dev ji at Almaty on 17 November 2019

The Embassy of India and Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, with the support of Singh Sabha, Kazakhstan, celebrated the 550th Guru Purab of Guru Nanak Dev ji at Almaty on 17 November 2019 (Sunday).



The programme included recitation of the holy scripture, Kirtan (musical rendering of devotional compositions), and Katha (narration of Guru Nanak Dev ji's life and teachings). A team of four Sikh devotees, were specially invited from India for this purpose.





In his address, Amb. Prabhat Kumar, congratulated the organisers for making excellent arrangements for celebrating this historic occasion in Kazakhstan. He elaborated upon various initiatives taken by the Government of India to celebrate this occasion across the world, including the opening of Kartarpur corridor and release of special commemorative coin, and postal stamp.

 

The programme concluded with Guru Kalangar (community kitchen), where members of the various communities contributed to prepare and serve food all those present.




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