The ceremony was headed by Punj Piaras (five beloveds). The prominent among the gathering were Singh Sahib Prof. Darshan Singh Ji and Gaini Pritam Singh Ji from Damdami Taksal. The then mayor of Langenthal, Mr. Hans Jürg Käser (who is now one of the members of the Executives of State of Bern) was also present in that ceremony. This ceremony marked the beginning of improving brotherhood among Sikhs of Switzerland. The local media extensively covered this attractive ceremony. This coverage by media proved to be a milestone in getting the Sikhs recognized all over Switzerland.