LONDON: King Charles III will go to a newly-built Sikh gurdwara on his first journey to Bedfordshire as monarch on December 6.
On the Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Luton, the King will communicate to the group members to be taught extra concerning the initiatives delivered to the locals, like Covid vaccine clinics and free meal (langar) companies.
“We are delighted that King Charles will come to officially open our new Gurdwara and recognize GNG’s amazing work supporting local communities — Langar service, Soup Kitchen, Covid Vaccine Clinics,” the Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Luton, mentioned in a Twitter put up.
He will even meet the volunteers on the gurdwara’s Sikh Soup Kitchen to grasp how they assist the local people by way of their meals and well being programmes.
The Sikh Soup Kitchen not too long ago reached the 5,000-meal landmark since its opening in November final 12 months, and serves 150 sizzling vegetarian meals each Sunday exterior the Luton City Corridor.
The King shall be greeted by Professor Gurch Randhawa, member of the Sikh Congregation on the gurdwara.
He will even speak to kids studying Punjabi and conventional music, GPs who ran the Vaisakhi vaccine clinic in the course of the pandemic, and the volunteers who run the 24-hour kitchen, earlier than unveiling a plaque, ITVX reported.
Funded by group donations, the development of the gurdwara began on June 22, and was completed in two years.
Luton’s Sikh group worshiped in a two-bedroom home within the city within the early Nineteen Eighties.
The King will even go to the Luton City Corridor and a brand new passenger transport hyperlink to London-Luton Airport.
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