Ranchi, Jharkhand | January | Saturday | 16, 2016 :: Guru Gobind Singh Prakash Utsav was celebrated in Guru nanak School, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Hazoori Raagi from Delhi, Bhai Lakhbir Singh jee & Bhai Karan Bir Singh jee performed Shabad Kirtan. A large number of devotees from Sikh community were present on this occassion.
Guru Gobind Singh ( December 1666 – 7 October 1708), was the Tenth Guru (Prophet-Master) of Sikhism.
Guru Gobind Singh was born in the year 1666 as Gobind Rai, to the ninth Guru of Sikhism, Guru Teg Bahadur, and Mata Gujri, at Patna Sahib. He ascended to become the Tenth Sikh Guru at the young age of nine, following the martyrdom of his father and Ninth Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur, who been approached by Hindu Brahmins from Kashmir to seek his intercession against the religious fanaticism of the Mughal empire’s General Iftikar Khan. At the innocent behest of the nine year old Gobind Rai (who had remarked that “None could be worthier than you, father, to make a supreme sacrifice”), Guru Tegh Bahadur had courted death and was publicly executed at the imperial capital Delhi in the year 1675.