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langar

(ˈlʌnɡaː)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) Sikhism
a. the dining hall in a gurdwara
b. the food served, given to all regardless of caste or religion as a gesture of equality
[Punjabi]
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Barinderjit Singh Cheema, known as Usingh Bolt, is going from John O'Groats to Land's End, raising funds for the Midlands Langar Seva Society.
TAXILA -- Three people, including two revenue department officials, were killed when a man from one party started firing on his rival and the revenue officials during demarcation of land in Langar village of Dharik union council here on Tuesday.
Summary: Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 19 (ANI): To ensure that their Hindu brethren can undertake annual Amarnath Yatra with ease, a local Muslim community in Jammu has organised a 'langar' (community kitchen) for pilgrims.
He also said that the construction of langar khana, darshan khana, administration block and washrooms has been completed by up 70-80 per cent and now work on electricity wiring, gas connection and water lines was being carried out.
He said: 'Although urs is a two-day event, its celebrations always start five days before its inauguration.' He added that dozens of goats were slaughtered and cooked to be served as langar at the shrine.
Faithful will also arrange langar (free food) and Iftar dinners on this occasion to seek blessings of Allah Almighty.
While dozens of Sikhs enjoyed langar (free community meal) sitting on the floor of the community kitchen hall of the Sikh shrine, a group of Muslims ended their fast seated at tables on another side of the hall.
The congregation follows the parade while singing hymns and verses from the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, along with displays of the Sikh martial art gatka and distributing free food (langar).
Muzaffargarh -- Four passengers were killed and over 20 injured on Friday morning when a Faisalabad bound bus carrying pilgrims from Sakhi Sarwar collided with a coal loaded truck standing along roadside near Adda Langar Sarai in Duri town, 35 kilometer away from here.
The local Sikh community group has been doing this "Langar Seva" (food service) at the Salvation Army since 1992.
A section of the busy concourse will be transformed with rows of decorated tables, gift-wrapped presents and a sumptuous three-course hot banquet courtesy of Midlands Langar Seva.