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Watch: Guru Nanak Jayanti celebrations at Golden Temple, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

India On Monday Celebrated The Festival Of Gurupurab With Much Gaiety And Fervour. The Sikh Festival Marks The Birth Anniversary Of Founder Of The Religion Guru Nanak Dev And Is Celebrated Every Year On The Full Moon Day Of Kartik Month Of Hindu Calendar.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 14 Nov 2016, 10:17:30 AM
Golden Temple on Guru Nanak Jayanti (souce: twitter/ANI_news)

New Delhi:

India on Monday celebrated the festival of Gurupurab with much gaiety and fervour. The Sikh festival marks the birth anniversary of founder of the religion Guru Nanak Dev and is celebrated every year on the full moon day of Kartik month of Hindu calendar. 

Guru Nanak Dev was born in year 1469 in Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi, in the present Shekhupura District of Pakistan. 

One of the most sacred Gurudwaras of Sikh Community in India, Golden temple in Amritsar was lit up for the festival on Monday. Delhi's Bangla Saheb along with other Sikh Temples were also decorated in bright lights. 

However, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee has requested all devotees not to burst crackers this year in view of the heavy pollution caused by it. 

Morning prayers are being offered across the nation, here are the live updates: 

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First Published : 14 Nov 2016, 07:58:00 AM