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Nitish pays respect at Harmandir Saheb

Last Updated: Friday, January 18, 2013 - 23:21

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday visited Guru Harmandir Saheb to pay respect to Guru Govind Singh.

The Chief Minister said that the famous Sikh shrine in old Patna is revered all over the world.

"During my recent visit to Pakistan when I went to Dera Saheb Gurudwara to pay obeisance, the head of the place bowed before me. When I dissuaded him to do so, he said anybody coming from old Patna is very important for me because that place belongs to guru saheb," he recounted.
Kumar said over 50 lakh people from across the country have arrived at Patna on the occasion of 350th anniversary of guru saheb, according to an official statement here.


First Published: Friday, January 18, 2013 - 23:21
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