Rupnagar residents today witnessed glimpses of Guru Nanak Dev ji’s grandeur through floating light and sound show organized here in river Satluj to commemorate the 550th Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji. Vidhan Sabha Speaker K.P. Rana inaugurates the show. Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Charanjit Singh Channi was also present.K.P. Singh Rana said that the light and sound show beautifully projected Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji's philosophy in the form of his universal message to our society. Through the show the ethos of tolerance, peace, communal harmony, women empowerment and protection of natural resources were brought alive. Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji's efforts to promote social equality were also aptly showcased in right letter and spirit. Such shows would be organized at various places in the state during the coming four months. Vidhan Sabha Speaker further said that Guru Sahib has shown the path of social unity and he urged to the members of all the political parties to commemorate the Parkash Purab with unity. He said, 'it is the matter of honor for us that we got the chance to celebrate the 550th Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev ji.' He said that Captain Amarinder Singh, CM Punjab, is personally monitoring the events being organized to commemorate the Parkash PurabFlowing through 10 districts of the state which includes Hoshiarpur, Ludhiana, Jallandhar, Gurdaspur, Moga, Kapurthala, Sri Amritsar Sahib, Tarn Taran and Firozpur. This show would also be organised on October 18 at Rupnagar at 07 pm and 08:15 pm.
Light and Sound shows would be organized continuously for 09 days at Sultanpur Lodhi from November 04 to November 12. Floating shows would be organized in river Beas at village Terkiana, District Hoshiarpur, in river Satluj at village Talwandi of district ludhiana and in river beas at Gandhuwal of district Hoshiarpur on October 23 and 24. In river Satluj at village Dgara of district Jallandhar on October 30 and 31. In river beas at village kishanpura, district Gurdaspur on november 01 and 02 and in river satluj at village Chhak Bahmania district Moga on November 03 and 04. Similarly in River Beas at village Sri Hargobindpur of district Gurdaspur on November 05 and 06, in river Satluj at Village Ismailpur District Jallandhar on Nov.07 and 08, in river Beas at village Mund kulla District Kapurthala on Nov.10 and 11 and at village Budha Theh of district Amritsar on Nov. 14, 15 and 16. This show would be also organised in Sukhna Lake of Chandigarh on Nov. 18 and 19, in river Beas at Village Gagrrewal on Nov 22 and 23 and Village Dhunda of District Tarn Tarn on Nov. 26 and 27 and in Hushaniwala lake of river Satluj in district Firozpur on Nov. 29 and 30.Amongst prominents present on the occasion included Amarjit Singh Sandoa MLA, Gurkirat Kirpal Singh, Special Principal Secretary to CM and Secretary, Department of Information and Public Relations, Dr. Sumeet Kumar Jarangal, Deputy Commissioner, Rupnagar and Swapan Sharma, SSP Rupnagar.