GOLAKGANJ, Oct 11 � With the blessings of �Akal Purakh� (The one God, who is omnipresent) and under the supreme guidance of Eternal Guru Sahib Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, The Sikh Forum of Kolkata and Sikh Pratinidhi Board (eastern zone) Assam jointly organised the 47th Gurmat Sikhya camp at Dhubri�s historic gurdwara from October 1 to 8 rekindle the spirit of Sikhism among Sikh students and to help them to lead a �Gurmat-inspired� Sikh way of life.
Since the last six decades, such camps are being held by The Sikh Forum, Kolkata at various places all over the country to create desire among the Sikh students to learn and recite Gurbani and understand the rich ethos and traditions of Sikhism.
The eminent Sikh scholars who participated in this camp to train the students were Singh Sahib Giani Kewal Singh Ji (former iathedar of Damdama Sahib, Punjab), Prof Harjinder Singh Sabhra, Bhai Sukhraj Singh and Bhai Jagjeet Singh from Gurmat Gian Missionary College, Ludhiana, and Bibi Harjinder Kaur, ex-mayor Chandigarh and member Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, Amritsar.
About 125 Sikh students of different age groups from the States of West Bengal, Assam, Odisha, Bihar and Jharkhand participated in the camp.
The camp principal Sardar Harjeet Singh, with his dedicated team members, has successfully conducted the affairs of the camp. The camp was concluded on October 8 with morning prayers and collective obeisance to Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji.
Secretary of Sikh Pratinidhi Board (eastern zone), Sardar Kulwant Singh informed that the participating students were rewarded with attractive prizes chosen on their merits and performances.
�The entire activity of the camp has been a grand success and the students who participated have been greatly benefited from the various sessions and competitions like lectures, Sohni Dasatar (Turban) Keertan etc., held during camp'� , Singh said adding that the camp sessions and activities would help the student to uplift their personality as a Gursikh and emerge as a true citizen to serve the humanity as a whole.