Delhi Fateh Diwas celebrated at Red Fort

Delhi Fateh Diwas at Delhi Red Fort on March 21-22, 2015

Thousands of Sikhs celebrated Delhi Fateh Diwas, the anniversary of a historic event when the Nishaan Sahib — the holy symbol of the Khalsa Panth — was unfurled at the Red Fort.

Eighteenth-century Sikh warrior Sardar Baghel Singh had unfurled the saffron Nishaan Sahib on ramparts of the Red Fort March 11, 1783, for the first time.

This historic event was 232 years later being marked by the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee in a two-day event March 21-22. 2015.

The celebrations at the sprawling Red Fort grounds were highlighted by various programmes depicting the rich cultural traditions of Sikh community and displays of tradition martial art forms.

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