Renovation of Bunga to be carried out under expert supervision at a cost of Rs 10 crore: Bibi Jagir Kaur
Amritsar, April 6:
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday inaugurated the renovation of the historic Bunga Ramgarhia in the Sachkhand Sri Harmandar Sahib, Sri Darbar Sahib complex in Amritsar.
Speaking on the occasion, SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur said that Bunga Ramgarhia is the heritage of the Sikh community that has protected history of sacrifices inside it.
Bibi Jagir Kaur said, “This historic Bunga is being renovated as per the demand of the sangat. A team of historians and experts will be formed to monitor this.”
Bibi Jagir Kaur said, “At the time of renovation of Bunga, its history and antiquities would be preserved intact. It would depict the history of twelve misls (confederacies) that could be heard, seen, and read. Its renovation is estimated to cost around Rs 10 crore.”
On this occasion head granthi of Sachkhand Sri Harmandar Sahib Giani Jagtar Singh congratulated the entire sangat including the SGPC president, for starting this work.
Meanwhile, former minister S. Hira Singh Gabria, president of Takht Sri Patna Sahib Management Committee Avtar Singh Hit and SGPC member Bhai Ram Singh also addressed the gathering.
Earlier, the hazuri ragi jatha of Bhai Sukhjinder Singh of Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib connected the sangat with Gurbani Kirtan and Bhai Rajdeep Singh offered prayers.
Prominent personalities including Giani Jagtar Singh, Bibi Jagir Kaur were also honoured by the Ramgarhia brotherhood.
On this occasion SGPC member Bawa Singh Gumanpura, S. Harpal Singh Jallah, head granthi of Sri Akal Takht Sahib Malkit Singh, secretary S. Mahinder Singh Ahli, assistant secretary S. Kulwinder Singh Ramdas, S. Sulakhan Singh Bhangali, S. Sakatar Singh, S. Balwinder Singh Kahlwan, manager Sri Darbar Sahib S. Gurinder Singh Mathrewal, OSD SGPC president Dr Amrik Singh Latifpur, Dr Sukhbir Singh, superintendent Malkit Singh Beharwal, president of Ramgarhia Federation S Sukhdev Singh Rayat, treasurer Surjit Singh, S. Jaswinder Singh, S. Gurdev Singh, S. Jatinderpal Singh Gagi, and others were present.
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