Birth anniversary of Guru Govind Singh celebrated in Udalguri
UDALGURI: The Sikh community of Udalguri and Darrang celebrated the 350th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Gobind Singh with religious fervour at Tangla in Udalguri on Friday.
They celebrated the occasion at the Gurudwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha. Sikh devotees, including women and children, from different parts of the district gathered at the Gurudwara since morning and offered their prayers.Devotees read out the scriptures of Sukhmani Sahib and recited kirtan, which spread the messages of love and harmony among the people. Devotees also participated in Langar (community feasting) on the ocassion.
26 Apr 2009 - 1:51pm | editor
Sixty five per cent voters exercised their franchise in the 14 polling stations in three Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam which went for repoll on Sunda. The repolling which began at 7 in the morning and ended peacefully at 4 in the afternoon. Repoll was held in 14 polling stations - Kokrajhar parliamentary constituency (9), Mangaldoi (4) and Jorhat (1) following complaints of anomalies during polling in the second phase on April 23 last.
18 Oct 2012 - 7:27pm | editor
BJP president Nitin Gadkari on Thursday flagged off the BJYM’s rally organized to honour the Indo-Chino war heroes.
In his address at the flag off function at Machkhowa, Gadkari said that the rally would be a source of inspiration for the youths. The rally left for Arunachal Pradesh and on Saturday the concluding function would take place at Bomla in Arunachal Pradesh.
23 Aug 2018 - 8:18am | Shajid Khan
UDALGURI: Along with the rest of the nation the Muslim people of various parts of Udalguri celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha -the festival of sacrifice with religious fervour and enthusiasm on Saturday , with people praying for peace, prosperity and amity.Hundreds of Muslim men thronged Idgah maidans in traditional attire and white caps and offered prayers on the occasion.In Tangla the people thronged Bara Masjid Idgah maidan and Banseria Idgah maidan for special Eid prayers.Eid-ul-Zuha, also called Id-al-Adha or the "Sacrifice Feast," is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year and is considered the holier of the two. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son, as an act of obedience to God's command. On the occasion, members of the Muslim community also distributed gifts among economically less privileged sections. A festive atmosphere prevailed at various localities as men and children drapped in traditional attires came out in streets.Religious sermons were also delivered on the occasion for peace and harmony.While Maulana Mohammed Samaun Ahmed Noori led the prayers at Bara Masjid Idgah Maidan while Maulana Rezakul Islam, led the prayers held in Banseria Eidgah Maidan .Sweets were also exchanged as both Muslims and Hindus greeted each other and feasted after the Eid prayers. Eid prayers were held with at various neighbouring places including Bamunjuli,Garuajhar,Panery,Dimakuchi and Kalaigaon.