Friday, October 28, 2016
Gateway to Sikhism

Gurudwara Nahing Singh Chawnai at Naushehra

The Gurdwara is attached with the Samadh of Sardar Phoola Singh Akali. The Samadh is a small Chaukhandi (room with door in each of the 4 walls) whereas the Gurdwara is built in the form of a fort. The vacant land beside it is a part of the Gurdwara. Nahing Singh used to practice war skills here. This vacant land measures about 1.5 squares. The building is elegant and strong. Its location by the river has added much to its grace.


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