HYDERABAD: The 318th Khalsa Panth Foundation Day Celebrations, popularly known as Vaisakhi, otherwise known as Baisakhi will be celebrated on a grand scale by the Sikh community of Telangana on Thursday. The celebrations will be organised under the aegis of Prabhandak Committee Gurudwara Saheb, Ameerpet.
Two major events, Vishaal Deewan, which is a mass congregation and Nagar Keertan, a holy procession will be held on the same day.
The mass congregation will be organised at Sri Guru Gobind Singhji playground at Ameerpet from 11 am to 4 pm which will be attended by 30,000 Sikh devotees and members from other communities.
The event will be marked by the recitations of Gurubani Keertans (holy hymns) by religious preachers who have been specially invited from various parts of the country.
Bhai Inderjeet Singh Khalsa from Amritsar, Bhai Baldev Singhji Vadala from Punjab, Sufi Sant Ghulam Haider Qadri, Bhai Veer Singhji and others will recite shabad keertans and will throw light on the teachings of Sikh Gurus. Guru ka Langar, a meal offered to the people by the Gurudwara will be served to the devotees after the event.
Also, a colourful procession will be taken out at 5 pm from Gurudwara Saheb Ameerpet and will pass through Greenlands, Begumpet, CM Camp Office, Punjagutta and back to Gurudwara in the evening.