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Here's how India celebrated birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Updated On Nov 20, 2021 08:55 AM IST
  • Guru Purab is a festival celebrated by the Sikh community all over the globe 15 days after Diwali, on Kartik Purnima.
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Guru Purab was observed in India on November 19 to mark the 552nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first of the ten Sikh gurus. Here are a few pictures of how the country celebrated the occasion.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Guru Purab was observed in India on November 19 to mark the 552nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first of the ten Sikh gurus. Here are a few pictures of how the country celebrated the occasion.(AP)

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The entire Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab was illuminated on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.(AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The entire Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab was illuminated on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.(AP)

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Congress National Spokesperson Manish Tewari and party leaders pose for a picture at Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev's 552nd birth anniversary, in Anandpur Sahib.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Congress National Spokesperson Manish Tewari and party leaders pose for a picture at Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dev's 552nd birth anniversary, in Anandpur Sahib.(ANI)

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Sikh devotees light earthen lamps and candles at the illuminated Golden Temple in Amritsar. One of the devotees lighting oil lamps said to news agency ANI, "The 552nd Prakash Parv of Guru Nanak Dev is being celebrated with great reverence for our guru, who gave the world the message of 'Kirat Karo, 'Naam Japo', 'Vand Chako'. In various corners of the country, Sikhs are bowing down to their guru. I extend my wishes to everyone on this occasion."(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sikh devotees light earthen lamps and candles at the illuminated Golden Temple in Amritsar. One of the devotees lighting oil lamps said to news agency ANI, "The 552nd Prakash Parv of Guru Nanak Dev is being celebrated with great reverence for our guru, who gave the world the message of 'Kirat Karo, 'Naam Japo', 'Vand Chako'. In various corners of the country, Sikhs are bowing down to their guru. I extend my wishes to everyone on this occasion."(AFP)

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A display of fireworks also took place at the illuminated Golden Temple to celebrate the occasion of Gurupurab.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A display of fireworks also took place at the illuminated Golden Temple to celebrate the occasion of Gurupurab.(AFP)

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Guru Nanak was born on April 15, 1469, at Rai Bhoi Ki Talwandi, near Lahore, which is in the Sekhpura district of modern-day Pakistan. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Guru Nanak was born on April 15, 1469, at Rai Bhoi Ki Talwandi, near Lahore, which is in the Sekhpura district of modern-day Pakistan. (PTI)

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Delhi's Gurudwara Bangla Sahib was also illuminated and devotees thronged the Gurudwara on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Delhi's Gurudwara Bangla Sahib was also illuminated and devotees thronged the Gurudwara on the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti.(PTI)

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Women devotees in traditional attires light candles at Gurudwara Gobind Dham, Ahmedabad to pay tribute to Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji on his birth anniversary.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Women devotees in traditional attires light candles at Gurudwara Gobind Dham, Ahmedabad to pay tribute to Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev Ji on his birth anniversary.(REUTERS)

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