Friday, October 21, 2016
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Gurudwara Nanaksar at Tibba Abhor, Distt Pakpattan

This sacred shrine of Jagat Guru Dev Ji is on Tibba Abhor located on Pakpattan-Arifwala road. The village can be reachec by getting off the bus at Rang Shah stop which is thirty kilometer from Pakpattan. From Rang Shah a Tonga can be hired. The official name of the village is Tibba Abhor I EB.
This sacred place is very big and beautifully built. A number of rooms, dining hall, a well with Persian wheel and a Baoli (deep well with steps) built by the beautiful tank outside Gurdwara at grace to the elevation of the building.
Many refugee families are settled in, the rooms of the Gurdwara. A big Jagir is in the name of the Gurdwara is in the neighbouring villages. The building is in good condition as the Govt of Pakistan got it repaired in 1989. The village filas given 12 ghumaon land to the Gurdwara. Once a fair used to be held on the 1st of Katak.


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