Chandigarh: The government machinery toiled hard on Friday to repair tents, pandals, langar halls damaged by heavy downpour to ensure smooth conduct of celebrations marking 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in Sultanpur Lodhi.
Soon after heavy rain started pouring on Thursday, the district administration got into damage control mode. Around 1,000 personnel from various departments, including police, local government, roadways, PSPCL, health, water supply and others were pressed into action.
Kapurthala deputy commissioner D P S Kharbanda led the team and ensured that the administrative machinery performs its duty efficaciously to ensure minimum inconvenience to the devotees. By Friday morning, tent city was open to receive the pilgrims coming to the city for paying obeisance. The water and power supply also remained uninterrupted after the midnight, so that devotees were facilitated during their visit in the holy city.