Guru Nanak Dev 550th Birth Anniversary: 'Ik Onkar' Formed Using Drones at Sultanpur Lodhi
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Sultanpur Lodhi, November 12: On the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, drones were used to form 'Ik Onkar' in the night sky at in Punjab’s Sultanpur Lodhi. Celebrations took place at the Ber Sahib Guru in the district. The gurudwara was decorated with lights on the occasion of the Guru Nanak Jayanti. 550 Years of Guru Nanak Dev Ji: Stunning Images of Parkash Purab (Gurpurab) Celebration in India.

According to reports, a group of people performed acts based on the life of Guru Nanak Dev. The group also performed a dance on the devotional songs dedicated to the first Guru of Sikhs. A laser show was also organised in the gurudwara. Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: 10 Facts To Know About Sikh's First Guru on His 550th Birth Anniversary.

Ik Onkara Formed Using Drones:

Earlier in the day, sporting a suit and a turban, President Ram Nath Kovind, along with his wife Savita Kovind visited Gurdwara Ber Sahib. He called upon people to follow the path shown by the founder of Sikhism and work towards eliminating social disparities. Gurpurab 2019: Pakistan Issues Rs 50 Coin to Mark 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev; See Pic.

Laser Show Organised in Ber Sahib Gurudwara:

Notably, the Punjab government and the SGPC has been at loggerheads over the issue of joint celebrations of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The SGPC set up a separate stage at a stadium near Gurdwara Ber Sahib to hold the main event while the state government set up its own ''pandal'' to hold the function.

President Kovind first went to the stage set up by the Punjab government, where he was honoured with a memento and a ceremonial sword. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, his Rajasthan counterpart Ashok Gehlot and Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore were present at the event.

(With agency inputs)