To mark the 417th Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji, a huge nagar kirtan started from the historical Gurdwara Sri Ramsar Sahib in Amritsar on Tuesday.
The religious procession, led by Panj Pyaras, started after the prayers.
Several personalities including, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Bibi Jagir Kaur, SGPC members, office-bearers, besides a large number of sangat accompanied the nagar kirtan.
Meanwhile, the Punjab Government on Tuesday announced a gazetted holiday in Amritsar district on the occasion of the Parkash Utsav.
Several political leaders from Punjab have extended greetings on 417th Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji.
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday tweeted: "Greetings to millions of Sangat on the occasion of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji's first Parkash Utsav."
"Millions of greetings to the entire Sangat on the Parkash Utsav of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji. Let us, along with reading, understanding and meditating on the bani, apply its teachings in our daily life and become the recipients of Guru's blessings," tweeted former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.