Thousands celebrated Nagar Kirtan under sunny skies Sunday.

Thousands celebrated Nagar Kirtan under sunny skies Sunday.

Sikhs gather for Nagar Kirtan procession

Thousands drawn to Abbotsford for celebrations of annual event.

  • Sep. 1, 2013 4:00 p.m.



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, the Sikh Motorcycle Club contingent and floats.

The singing of traditional hymns and the viewing of the holy scriptures highlighted the event. The procession is organized by Gurdwara Sahib Kalgidhar Darbar, located on Blueridge Drive.