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gurdwara

(ˈɡɜːdwɑːrə)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) a Sikh place of worship
[C20: from Punjabi gurduārā, from Sanskrit guru teacher + dvārā door]

gurdwara

A Sikh temple.
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All the inspector generals of police in the four provinces have also been requested to beef up the security arrangements at Gurdwaras and Mandirs across the country.
Expressing satisfaction over the arrangements done by the government at Panja Sahib, he said he was visiting Pakistan after three years and had noticed a lot of improvement in the renovation of Gurdwaras which was surely a healthy sign.
Dr Payara Singh Bhogal, chairman of the Council of Sikh Gurdwaras in Soho Road, Handsworth, said: "We have enjoyed a wonderful, peaceful day, even the heavens are smiling on us.
Earlier on Saturday, HSGPC organised a meeting in Kurukshetra and chalked out a strategy to take control of Haryana gurdwaras.
She alleged that the Haryana Government has legislated the Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras (Management) Bill, 2014 for petty political gains.
Heavily armed SGPC and Akali activists have already entered Haryana's gurdwaras to prevent others from taking over shrines.
The Amritsar-based SGPC is a mini-parliament of Sikh religious affairs which controls gurdwaras across Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
He said a heavy contingent of police had been deployed in and out of the gurdwaras to avoid any untoward incident.
Dr Payara Singh Bhogal, from the Council of Sikh Gurdwaras, in Soho Road, Handsworth, said: "Everyone is welcome to join in the fun at this family-friendly event.
AFTER fighting for and against the enactment of a law for the management of gurdwaras in Haryana, the ad- hoc Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) leaders are now at loggerheads to take possession of the 72 gurdwaras in Haryana.
Now with Pakistan all set to have two Sikhs as members of the provincial assembly, this will give a platform for Sikhs to take up various Sikh issues, including the upkeeping of the Gurdwaras situated in Pakistan.
Members of the Sikh community gathered in Handsworth Park for the colourful event organised by the Council of Sikh Gurdwaras in Birmingham.