AUCKLAND (NZ Punjabi News Service): Supreme Sikh Society of New Zealand will be holding a Nagar Kirtan in Otahuhu on Saturday, November 21. The Nagar Kirtan is organized by the Society every year to mark the Gurpurb (birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev).
Society’s spokesperson Bhai Daljit Singh has urged the devotees to converge at Gurdwara Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji in The Princes Street in Otahuhu at 10 am. First of all Diwan will be set up at 10 am and Nagar Kirtan will start at 12 noon.
The religious procession will come back at gurdwara by about 2 pm after passing through different markets in Otahuhu. Dhadi Singh’s will recite about the bravery of Guru Nanak Dev while different Kirtani Jathas will perform Kirtan during the event. In addition to this, kids born in New Zealand will perform Gatka to showcase the traditional martial arts of Sikhs. There will be complete arrangement of langar (community kitchen) and drinking water during the event.
Society has urged the devotees to take part in the event along with families as it is the historic event held every year which has told the New Zealand's wider community about the Sikh identity.
The Society has been making arrangements for the Nagar Kirtan for past one week so that devotees could be provided a spiritual atmosphere after the COVID – 19 induced lockdown came to an end.