Sri Hargobindpur residents yesterday evening witnessed glimpses of Guru Nanak Dev ji’s grandeur through floating light and sound show organized here in river Beas near Tanda-Sri Hargobindpur Flyover, to commemorate the 550th Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji. MLA Qadian Fatehjung Singh Bajwa and MLA Sri Hargobindpur Balwinder Singh Laddi were specially present during start of the show.Addressing the viewers present on the occasion, Mr. Bajwa and Mr. Laddi said that the light and sound show beautifully projected Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji's philosophy and his universal message to society. Through the show the ethos of tolerance, peace, communal harmony, women empowerment and protection of natural resources were brought alive. Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji's efforts to promote social equality were also aptly showcased during the show. Such shows would be organized at various places in the state during the coming four months.
The Deputy Commissioner Gurdaspur Mr. Vipul Ujwal said that the large number of people reaching to witness the show is perfect testimony to its growing popularity. Mr. Ujwal further added that the main rationale behind the light and sound shows being held by the State Government is to make today's young generation aware of Sahib Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s life and philosophy based upon social equality and against social evils and the technology is coming in handy in this sincere endeavour of the State Government. The people on the occasion appreciated the the State Government for the effort of organising the light and sound shows. They expressed strong hope that this initiative held amidst the Beas river near Sri Hargobindpur would create history.Among other dignitaries present on the occasion included SDM Batala Balwinder Singh, DSP Saniv Kumar and various representatives of social and religious organisations along with large number of viewers.