Dinesh K Sharma, Editor

Amid tight security, Bluestar anniversary observed peacefully at Golden temple

Amritsar: Amid tight security, the 38th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, also termed as ‘Ghallughara’ was being observed in the Golden Temple complex peacefully.

Devotees in large numbers thronged Akal Takht on the occasion.

As the precedence goes, the Akal Takht Jathedar would deliver a message to the community after the performance of ardas to pay homage to those who lost lives in June 1984.

Ghallughara Divas observed every year at Sri Akal Takht Sahib to commemorate June 1984. This time too devotees from all over the country have arrived to commemorate the 38th Ghallughara function. There will be kirtan ceremonies after the bhog of Sri Akhand Path Sahib. Afterward Jathedar Sri Akal Takhat Sahib will deliver his message in the name of the community. Giani Harpreet Singh, Jathedar Singh Sahib of Akal Takht, Giani Raghbir Singh, Jathedar Singh Sahib of Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib, Advocate Harjinder Singh Dhami, President Shiromani Committee, Simranjit Singh Mann, President Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar, Bhai Dhian Singh Mand were present on the occasion. Dal Khalsa has called for a bandh in Amritsar city. Police have been deployed at various places in the city.