Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji was the tenth Guru of the Sikhs and a symbol of great courage and valour. He founded the Khalsa Panth and ordered the Sikhs to wear the Panch Kakaar. He was known for his bravery and brilliance as a leader, and he fought against the evils of the Mughals. He raised the slogan of “Sat Sri Akaal” (meaning “true God is One”) and made the weak into heroes. It is also known as Prakash Parv.
This day is a religious celebration in which people offer prayers for prosperity. They sing devotional songs during the procession and share sweets and sharbat among the adults and children. Special dishes that are unique to this occasion are prepared and served during the festivities. People also organize langars in Gurudwaras. The festival is celebrated with happiness and joy.