India lodges fight with Pakistan over transformation of gurdwara into a mosque

The gurdwara is a recorded place of worship worked at the spot where Bhai Taru Singh continued deadly wounds in 1745.

India said on Monday it had held up a solid dissent with Pakistan over reports that a few people were endeavoring to change over a noteworthy gurdwara in the eastern city of Lahore into a mosque.

“A solid dissent was held up with the Pakistan high commission today on the announced occurrence whereby Gurdwara Shahidi Asthan, site of suffering of Bhai Taru Singhji at Naulakha Bazaar in Lahore, Pakistan, has been guaranteed as the spot of Masjid Shahid Ganj and endeavors are being made to change over it to a mosque,” said outside issues service representative Anurag Srivastava.

The gurdwara is a chronicled place of worship worked at the spot where Bhai Taru Singh continued lethal wounds in 1745.

“The gurdwara is a position of adoration and thought about consecrated by the Sikh people group. This occurrence has been seen with grave worry in India. There have been calls for equity for the minority Sikh people group in Pakistan,” Srivastava said.

“India communicated its interests in the most grounded terms on this episode and called upon Pakistan to research the issue and take prompt medicinal measures,” he included.

Pakistan was likewise approached to care for the wellbeing, security and prosperity of its minorities, including the assurance of their strict rights and social legacy.

This was the most recent in a series of fights made by India over the treatment of Pakistan’s minorities, particularly Hindus and Sikhs.

Pakistan’s Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), a state-run body answerable for the administration of places of worship of strict minorities, on Monday requested that police take “severe disciplinary activity” against a Lahore inhabitant named Sohail Butt Attari, who was supposedly behind endeavors to “incite individuals against the chronicled Gurdwara Taro Singh and possess the joined empty plot in Landa Bazar”.

A letter composed by ETPB to the police, which was discharged by Pakistani authorities, additionally blamed Attari for attempting to “malign Pakistan by transferring an unjustifiable publicity video” against the Sikh minority and the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee. It depicted the advisory group as the “main authority agent administrative body” for Pakistani Sikhs.

The letter additionally said Attari’s video was being utilized by Indian media to harm Pakistan’s picture and that “different schemes” were being brought forth after the fruitful opening of the Kartarpur Corridor a year ago.

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