Amritsar : The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is continuing the relief sewa (voluntary service) to help the people affected by the floods in Punjab and under this initiative, langar (fresh food from the community kitchen) and other necessary items are being provided by different Gurdwaras across Punjab and Himachal Pradesh (HP) under the management of the SGPC.
SGPC secretary Partap Singh said that many trains were affected and canceled due to the flood situation, after which a large number of passengers are stranded at the stations. He said that a large number of passengers were waiting for the trains to resume at the railway station of Amritsar, and they were served langar from Sri Darbar Sahib.
Partap Singh said that due to the flood situation in Punjab, a large number of people are affected and water entered the houses in different areas, and the SGPC is working to help these people across the state.
The SGPC is providing langar, ration, and other necessary items from Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib in Anandpur Sahib, Gurdwara Sri Patalpuri Sahib in Kiratpur Sahib, Gurdwara Sri Dukhniwaran Sahib in Patiala, Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib, Gurdwara Sri Chamkaur Sahib, Gurdwara Sahib Patshai Navin Bahadurgarh in Patiala, Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib Kotan in Ludhiana, Gurdwara Sri Manji Sahib Alamgir in Ludhiana, Gurdwara Tahliana Sahib Raikot, Gurdwara Degsar Sahib Katana, Gurdwara Sri Charankanwal Sahib in Machhiwara, Gurdwara Sri Sukhchainana Sahib in Phagwara, Takht Sri Damdama Sahib Talwandi Sabo, Gurdwara Sri Nankiana Sahib in Sangrur, Gurdwara Sri Bauli Sahib in Goindwal Sahib, Gurdwara Sri Bauli in Dalla and many others.
Three medical ambulances from Sri Guru Ramdas Charitable Hospital, Vallah(Amritsar ) are also providing health services in different areas across the state. These medical teams are reaching out to the affected people and giving them medical facilities and free medicines. He said that due to the floods, many devotees who went to the Gurdwaras in Himachal Pradesh (HP) are stuck there, and the SGPC is also working to help them. The SGPC member from HP and the manager of Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib have been assigned the task to contact the people stuck in HP, to provide them with all kinds of support.