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Mar 28, 2013
Zee Punjabi brings Hola Mohalla festivities LIVE for its viewers

Coinciding with the festival of colours Holi, this Sikh festival has everything that rushes adrenaline besides offering a rich spiritual treat. Nihang Singhs, the modern day descendents of Shri Guru Gobind Singh's army, laced to the teeth with scimitars, spears and hatchets is a common sight all around at Shri Anandpur Sahib - the city also known as 'Khalse di dharti'.

Celebrated every year the Hola Mohalla is organized between 26th to 28th March this year and Zee Punjabi has made special arrangements to bring colorful festivities of Hola Mohalla  LIVE to your drawing rooms from the holy city. A special theme telecast 'Khalse De Rang' will commence from the evening of 25th March and will continue on Zee Punjabi until 28th March 2013.

'Khalse De Rang' will bring true character of this great Sikh Festival alive on Zee Punjabi.  The special telecast will have discussion by prominent Sikh religious figures addressing various issues and subjects pertaining to Sikhism.

As the festival offers a great spectacle and religious experience so Zee Punjabi will endeavour to show special attractions like Gatka by Nihangs, Sword fighting by male and female Sikh martial, Horse Riding stunts, Shabad Kirtan by Raagis, Dance/Bhangra by cultural groups, colour splashing and other activities to give viewers a holistic view of Hola Mohalla over the next three days.

A devotional discourse/discussion will be available, LIVE, from Gurudwara Shri Kesgarh Sahib in 'Ekonkar' between 6.30.00 am to 7:30 am.   

News bulletins at  8.00 am, 11.00 am, 1.00 pm, 4.00 pm, 7.00 pm, 8.00 pm and 10 pm will carry live reports from 'Guru ki dharti' and bulletin 'Khalse De Rang' will give complete report of the day at 8.30 pm daily.
So, enjoy the festivities and feel the true spirit of Sikhism…only on Zee Punjabi.

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