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Golden Temple plaza opens on Oct 22

Amritsar, Punjab: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal will inaugurate the Golden Temple entrance plaza on the eve of Diwali, the preparations for which are underway on a war footing. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ravi Bhagat said the Badals would reach Amritsar on Wednesday and the inaugural function was scheduled to start at 6.30 pm. “The preparations ...

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Canadian minister pays obeisance at Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: Canadian revenue Minister Kerry Lynne D Findlay paid obeisance at Golden Temple, along with an official of Canadian High Commission from New Delhi, here today. She also visited Guru Ram Dass Langar Hall (community kitchen) on the premises of Darbar Sahib. She showed keen interest in Sikh history. Manjit Singh, secretary of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee along with ...

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The Most Beautiful Building in the World – Defended by Sikh Warriors

Harmandir Sahib: The Golden Temple Imagine the most beautiful building in the world and then add to that unbelievable beauty with a cover pure gold. But even the richest billionaire on the planet couldn’t buy this exquisite piece of real estate because it’s the holiest site in the Sikh religion. The opulence of northern India’s Golden Temple of Punjab – ...

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Golden Temple plaza evokes mixed response

Amritsar, Punjab: The Golden Temple entrance plaza, which is all set for a Diwali opening, has evoked a mixed response from Sikh intellectuals. A few term it “not in sync with the heritage character” of the holy city while others dubbed it as the need of the hour in view of the growing number of pilgrims visiting the shrine. Bibi Kiranjot ...

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Golden Temple plaza to become functional by Diwali: Sukhbir

Amritsar, Punjab: Reviewing the progress of the ongoing construction work of the Golden Temple plaza, Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday said it would be dedicated to the devotees on Diwali. “The work has reached an advanced stage and the ` 78-crore project will be ready by Diwali,” he added. Visiting the plaza site, Badal asked the authorities ...

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