gurdwara

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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]
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gurdwara

A Sikh temple.
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Around 1000 constables and 200 officers have been deployed in and around the Janam Asthan Gurdwara and other Gurdwaras including gurdwara Patti Sahib, Ballila, Tenbu Sahib, Chatti Badshahi, Malji Sahib and Kiara Sahib in the city, he said.
Group leader Baldev Singh, M.A., said that after spending a day in Punja Sahib, we would go to Nankana sahib and other Gurdwaras. We would observe the death annivasry of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Lahore.
He ensured the delegation the provision of full security at Gurdwaras so that the community could perform their religious obligations in peace.
Gurbachan, however, assured the Sikhs from Rajasthan that their all concerns will be conveyed to the SGPC, the premier body of Sikhs who is also responsible for the take care of the historical gurdwaras of Rajasthan.
Amritsar, Jan.11 (ANI): Heads of various Gurdwaras situated in the United States and Canada have expressed their resentment over the changes made in the NanakShahi Calendar, the only Sikh calendar, by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak committee (SGPC), the premier body of the Sikhs, in meet held at Fremont (San Francisco) on Sunday.
There are 172 historic gurdwaras in Pakistan, but the Pakistan Government allows pilgrims to only visit about a dozen of them.
There are several historical gurdwaras in Pakistan, which remain in a dilapidated condition.
Talking to the media, group leader Sardar Ravinder Singh Khalsa said, "We have offered dua for peace in the region and prosperity and development of Pakistan." He said, "Our Gurdwaras and religious places are very protected and we thankful to Pakistan government and Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) for the beautification and development work on their Gurdwaras."
He said boarding and lodging facilities at all main gurdwaras had improved with construction of new blocks and lungar halls.
Speaking on the occasion, Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandak Committee Pardhan (PSGPC) Sardar Tara Singh said that PSGPC was fully cooperating for the provision of facilities to sikh yatrees and arrangements of gurdwaras.
IANS Chandigarh Thousands of devotees thronged gurdwaras across Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh on Friday to offer prayers on the occasion of 'Gurpurab' - the 549th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev.