Baba Farid Mela starts in Faridkot

September 22, 2016

Sikh

Baba Farid Mela starts in Faridkot

The five-day yearly Baba Farid Mela – in memory of Sufi holy person Sheik Farid – began today with a Virasat walk.

In it, offspring of different schools and older folks – wearing customary Punjabi robes and dresses of different states – participated. The walk began from Quila Mubarak and finished at Darbar Ganj.

Prestigious as a vital figure in Punjabi verse, 134 psalms of Sheik Farid (1175-1265) were consolidated in the Guru Granth Sahib.

He is for the most part perceived as the main significant writer of Punjabi dialect and is viewed as one of the essential holy people of the Punjab district.

Individuals from all kinds of different backgrounds from the nation over come to Faridkot consistently for this five-day mela to offer their regards to the Sufi holy person, said MS Jaggi, appointee official, Faridkot, who hailed off the Virasat walk today. Punjabi artist Pammi Bai performed on the event.