The spinning of the Chakar was part of the Gatka (Indian Martial Arts) demonstration during the Sikh Parade on Sunday.

The spinning of the Chakar was part of the Gatka (Indian Martial Arts) demonstration during the Sikh Parade on Sunday.

Sikhs celebrate at Nagar Kirtan procession Sunday

Thousands of Sikh faithful join parade through west Abbotsford

Sikhs from across the Lower Mainland joined in the celebrations of the Nagar Kirtan procession on Sunday in west Abbotsford.  

The parade, an annual event, brought thousands into the streets to view martial arts demonstrations, a brass band and the Sikh Motorcycle Club contingent.

The singing of traditional hymns and the viewing of the holy scriptures highlighted the event.