The famous langar hall in Golden Temple, Amritsar, is currently preparing organic food to be served to pilgrims. Where they come together to cook in the city kitchen to feed the famished, over one lakh devotees partake in community service in the holy shrine.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is optimistic that the initiative will motivate other gurdwaras to follow suit and serve organic food on their plates at the same time. The SGPC is planning to raise the same shortly even though the supply of naturally grown veggies and dals is not yet been raised. Now, the shrine receives only 10 quintals every 3-4 days.
The purpose would be to serve devotees food that is chemical-free."
The organic produce comes from the seven-acre land attached to the Gurdwara Gurusar Satlani Sahib where the very first seeds were sown nearly 18 months ago. The committee is likely to begin sowing organic wheat and fruits because of their all-natural langar at the same time.
SGPC can also be planning to seek expert guidance from Punjab Agro Industries Corporation Limited so as to possess the range of the all-natural food increased