The sacred portals of Hemkund Sahib - a famous Sikh shrine in Garhwal Himalayas - will be closed Friday for six months due to the onset of winter during which the area remains snowbound and inaccessible.
Five Indian Hindus including have been barred from entering the Gurdwara Nankana Sahib near Lahore as they had no visa to enter the district, where the Sikh shrine is located.
About 200 pilgrims visited the Hemkund Sahib in Garhwal Himalayas today after pilgrimage to the famous Sikh shrine resumed last Saturday.
Portals of the famous Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib were on Friday reopened after a gap of more than six months, official sources said.
A desolate courtyard surrounded by
fields of mournful graves is all that remains of an ancient
shrine to the Sikh faith`s founder Guru Nanak inside a
sprawling Muslim cemetery in Baghdad.
Tension gripped Uttar Pradesh`s Bahraich district Monday as hundreds of Sikhs carried out violent protests over desecration of their holy scripture, police said.
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