The Charhdikala Divas of Dera Nangali Sahib was celebrated at Digiana Ashram with zeal and enthusiasm under the supervision of Mahant Manjit Singh Ji of Shiromani Dera Nangali Sahib Poonch.
Thousands of Sangat without consideration of colour, caste and creed participated in the religious congregation. The Ragis and preachers of the State and from outside threw light on the history of the Dera. Bhai Narinder Singh Ragijatha of Darbar Sahib Amritsar also participated.
While addressing Mahant Manjit Singh said, "we should have adopted religious education of Holy Guru Granth Sahib Ji", and stressed upon the youths to avoid drugs. He announced that a building in the area of one kanal has been puirchased near Golden Temple Amritsar for use of Serai to the pilgrims of J&K who used to visit Golden Temple but could not get the room for stay during heavy rush season.
Mahant Ji said further that work on Medical College building is also being started this year. He added that State and the Central Governments have agreed in principle, the proposal for establishing a medical college in Jammu and the demarcation of land has also been completed.
The Sikh Sangat and Mahant Ji performed Ardas for the success of Dera Nangali Sahib and Siropa was also presented on behalf of Sikh Sangat to Mahant Ji by the Ragis of Darbar Sahib.
The leaders of various Sikh organizations including S Gurdev Singh, S Narbir Singh, S Mohinder Singh, S Paramjit Singh, S Ramnik Singh Bijral, Kulwant Singh, Joginder Singh Inquilabi, S Surinder Singh Kala, S GS Babbar, S Amar Singh and S Gajan Singh were also present on the occasion.