‘I would clean shoes of Golden Temple visitors`
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 23:20
Amritsar: The Deputy Attorney General of Pakistan Muhammad Khurshid Khan on Tuesday paid obeisance at the Golden Temple here, and said he "wished long life" for Sarbjit Singh, who is on death row in Pakistan.

Khan said that Sarbjit's repatriation to India would lead to betterment in relation between the two countries.

"He should be repatriated to his Indian nation," Khan said and hoped Pakistan Government does the needful in this regard.

Reparation of Sarbjit would be significant to make everlasting peaceful relationship between the two nations.

Sarabjit has been on death row since he was convicted for alleged involvement in four bomb blasts in 1990 that killed 14 people. The verdict was upheld by the Lahore high court and the Supreme Court.

He said that he would be in the holy city of Amritsar for the next fifteen days where most of the time he would prefer to stay in the Golden Temple, where he would clean and dust the shoes of visitors.

Adding further he said that he would also work in the Langar (community Kitchen) of the Temple and cook food for devotees as it makes him eternally happy and spiritually blessed.

He said that earlier yesterday he also paid obeisance in the Sikh Gurdwara Rakabganj in Delhi where he cleaned shoes of devotees.

He said in Pakistan he used to visit in Sikh shrines as all such practices extended him mental peace and calmness in mind when useless chain of thoughts of human being seized.

Talking about the fundamentalists in Pakistan, Khan said may God bless them with wise thoughts for the larger interests of humanity.

Commenting about the disturbed state of affair in Pakistan he said that now situation was altogether different as Government was keen enough to make the country peaceful even many part of the world were facing disturbed situation.


First Published: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 23:20

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