Historic Gurudwaras in Pakistan – Part V

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The partition of India had a debilitating and damaging effect on the Sikhs, particularly on those who had established for themselves flourishing farms and businesses. Leaving everything behind, and fleeing to East Punjab was a very painful, traumatic and disheartening experience. Perforce, the sacred places had to be abandoned, and there was nothing that they could do about those. For a half century, the Sikhs have been praying for the opportunity to be granted to them to visit the shrines, sacred to the memory of the Gurus, and to those of the Sikh ancestors who had given their all for the preservation and promotion of the Khalsa Panth.

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4 Comments

  1. GURDEEP SINGH said,

    May 14, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    Lets come together & do something to retain the orginality of our religious places in Pakistan

  2. MG Singh said,

    May 16, 2011 at 11:09 am

    I am all for it. But what can be done ? The Sikhs have lost their old elan and forgotten their traditions/. The GOI will have to help out and the UNO brought into the picture.

  3. rajinder singh bedi said,

    July 7, 2011 at 8:30 am

    certainly a lot can be done and needs to be done.indo pak relations are on the mend but process will be long and slow.being a canadian i think sikh diaspora should be of significant help,if pak agrees .even that will have to wait tii pak is more stable and voilence free.rajinder singh bedi

  4. Anonymous said,

    December 21, 2013 at 10:46 am

    RAJ KAREGA KHALSA


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