Tag Archives: Nankana Sahib

Bhagat Singh’s house and school in Pakistan gets Rs80 million for restoration

Lahore, Pak: Legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh’s ancestral house, school and his village in Pakistani Punjab will be restored under a Rs80-million project. “We have allocated Rs80 million for restoration of the house and school of Independence war hero Bhagat Singh. The amount will also be spent for the uplift of Singh’s village where clean drinking w ater is not available ...

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Pak moots bridge to link trans-Ravi gurdwaras

Islamabad, Pak: As part of its peace efforts, Pakistan has proposed to build a bridge over the Ravi to connect the Sikh community’s two gurdwaras located in Narowal district of Pakistan and Batala in India, media reported citing a source. If the proposal is approved by India, Sikh pilgrims will find it easier to move between Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur at ...

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SGPC nod to preservation of historic ‘birs’

Amritsar, Punjab:  The SGPC executive committee gave its approval for the preservation of historic ‘birs’ of Guru Granth Sahib during its meeting held in Chandigarh today. SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar said the ‘birs’ that bore bullet marks of Operation Bluestar in 1984 and Saka Nankana Sahib in 1921 will be preserved in consultation with conservation experts from Hyderabad and ...

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Native soil art offers Pak Sikh rare solace

Amritsar: It took Bholla Javed months of hard work to complete oil painting of first Sikh master Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Bholla has used soil from Nankana Sahib, Guru Nanak’s birthplace, and bamboo shoots from trees grown there. The artist has also made a painting of Bhagat Singh, using soil from the freedom fighter’s birthplace at Chak Banga in Pakistan. ...

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Sikh Yatrees back to London after performing religious rites in Nankana Sahib

Isamabad,Pak: A group of 288 Sikh Yatrees from United Kingdom flew back to London from Lahore after performing their religious rites in Nankana Sahib near Lahore. Special arrangements were made by Pakistan International Airlines to provide assistance to Yatree’s at the Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore, said a press release issued here by PIA on Sunday. Upon the arrival at ...

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