The Hush Post|14:05 pm |two-minute-read
Former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son, SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal, on Saturday were seen performing sewa (cleaning the shoes of visitors as part of ‘sewa’ at the Golden Temple, Amritsar.
“During their stint if ‘knowingly or unknowingly’ any mistakes were committed, they should be forgiven,” the Golden Temple priest said during the prayers.
Sukhbir Badal showed up for the religious ceremony with an untied flowing beard. The Badals and Bikram Majithia, along with other SAD leaders, did sewa at the Joda Ghar (where shoes of visitors are kept).
It is also Parkash Singh Badal’s birthday. Earlier, Akhand Path (three-day long uninterrupted reciting of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji) was initiated at Golden Temple premises on Saturday.
The sewa will continue for 3 days till December 10. It will include other activities as well, including langar sewa and cleaning the premises of the Golden Temple. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, bibi Jagir Kaur and other women leaders were seen performing sewa at the langar in the afternoon.
The ‘paath’ commenced in the presence of SAD’s core committee members, former ministers, MLAs, halqa in-charges and SGPC members.
Party spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema told mediapersons that the entire SAD leadership had unanimously decided to “bow before Akal Takht in humility”.