Friday, October 28, 2016
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Gurudwara Panjvin Patshahi,Sheikham, Distt Kasur

There are two villages by the name of Sheikam in Kasur district. The village we are talkin about is at a distance of three kilometers from Pattoki on the Pattoki-Halla road and has a populati running in thousands. The sacred shrine of Guru Arjun Dev Ji is located in the centre of the village The fifth Guru Arjun Dev Ji arrived here from Beherwal. It is a small Gurdwara and at present offices of Sheikam Union Council are housed in it.


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