Thursday, October 27, 2016
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Gurudwara Shikar Garh Patshahi Chhevin : Lahore

This place, related with the visit of Guru Hargobind to Lahore, is situated at Ferozepur Road, little ahead of Muzang. There was a thick jungle at that time here. The Guru hunted here. There is a dry tank near this place which was got dug by the foe of the Sikhs, Lakhpat Rai. In the British times, Bhai Mal Rai ceremoniall placed Sri Guru Granth Sahib at the historical place. Later, this came under the Singh Sabha management. The Gurdwara Committee wanted to establish a college for the girls but this could not be done as the partition came in between.

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