Golden Temple opts for inexperienced crackers; 4 websites for fireworks

Golden Temple opts for inexperienced crackers; 4 websites for fireworks



Tribune Information Service

Amritsar, October 23

The Golden Temple was lit up amid the festive spirit within the holy metropolis on the eve of Diwali. Devotees may very well be seen lined as much as provide their prayers on the shrine. Opposite to expectations, the devotees’ footfall seemed to be lesser this 12 months. Officers consider that this time ‘masya’ falls the next day of Diwali which affected the variety of devotees.

Sparing a thought for the setting, the SGPC has already shunned the standard show of fireworks and organized particular eco-friendly fireworks to have fun the event.

The Golden Temple illuminated on the eve of Diwali and Bandi Chhor Diwas in Amritsar on Sunday. Picture by Vishal Kumar

Equally, since 2017 the ‘deepmala’ (conventional lighting of bulb strings) too has been changed with a hi-tech computerised lighting system for illumination. The span of firecrackers’ show has additionally been diminished to 10 minutes from half-hour earlier.

4 websites have been designated for fireworks within the shrine complicated — two places near Ghanta Ghar and one every close to the Sikh Reference Library and Darshani Deodhi.

“The firecracker show might be there for a most of 10 minutes. We now have organized specifically designed low-decibel crackers. These emit negligible smoke. The opposite high-rise crackers too trigger negligible air pollution and emit vibrant lights with much less smoke,” mentioned Golden Temple’s supervisor Sulakhan Singh.

SGPC president Harjinder Singh Dhami additionally congratulated plenty on the ‘Bandi Chhor Diwas’ (prisoner liberation day), which coincides with the Diwali celebrations on the Golden Temple complicated. On at the present time in 1619, the sixth guru of the Sikhs, Guru Hargobind, returned to Amritsar after being launched together with 52 princes from the Gwalior jail by Mughal Emperor Jahangir.

Jathedar’s tackle in the present day

  • Akal Takht officiating Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh will ship the customary tackle from ‘Darshani Deodi’ of the Golden Temple to the neighborhood at 5 pm on Monday
  • Jarnail Singh Sakhira, a Sikh activist, confirmed {that a} parallel tackle may even be learn out by Jathedar Dhyan Singh Mand, representing Jagtar Singh Hawara, who was appointed as Akal Takht Jathedar throughout controversial Sarbat Khalsa held in 2015
  • Confusion prevailed because the Hawara Committee, separated from them, has already launched Hawara’s message


#akal takht
#Diwali
#giani harpreet singh
#Golden Temple Amritsar
#Sikhs





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