Saturday, October 22, 2016
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Gurudwara Nanaksar at Tilakpur Distt Sialkot

This sacred shrine is located in Tilakpur village on Sialkot-Chaprar road. In fact these are two villages, Tilakpur and Kan ur, also known as Kapur. The village is at a distance of about 20 km from Sialkot city. The shrine of Jagat Guru was on the road before the High School of the village. Jagat Guru stayed at this place while he was on his way back from Jammu.
The shrine is in total shambles and only some walls remain standing. Litigation against various occupants of the land belonging to Gurdwara is in progress. It once used to be called Guru Sar but now it is just a memory.


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