350th Year of foundation of Sri Anandpur Sahib
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has resolved to celebrate the 350th foundation day of the of Sri Anandpur Sahib, the sacred town founded by 9th Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Teg Bahadar Ji father of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji (10th Guru of Sikhs)The supreme elected Sikh body announced its decision to organize a large scaled program at Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib located in Anandpur Sahib in Punjab State on the historical anniversary days of June 17th-19th, 2015.
Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib is the birthplace of the Khalsa. Amid the Shivalik hills, it is situated on the bank of the Satluj. The beat on the Ranjit Nagara has been striking a terror in the minds of the tyrants. For the common man its resonance came to be a divine melody, his guardian angel. He bowed in obeisance to it. It is the place that commemorates the miracle of 'celebrating the scum of humanity' and a wonder of the divine and transcendent guru-disciple matrix. After purchasing land of Makhowal, Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib designated it as Chak Nanki. Later, it came to be popularized as Anandpur Sahib.