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A delegation of Indian lawyers,who are in Pakistan,on Thursday said the neighbouring country has decided to declare the town of Hasan Abdal near Rawalpindi a holy city since it houses the gurdwara of Punja Sahib.

Written by Express News Service |
October 5, 2012 4:58:07 am

Pakistan to declare town of Punja Sahbi gurdwara ‘holy town’

New Delhi:A delegation of Indian lawyers,who are in Pakistan,on Thursday said the neighbouring country has decided to declare the town of Hasan Abdal near Rawalpindi a holy city since it houses the gurdwara of Punja Sahib. In a statement,Adish C Aggarwala,president of International Council of Jurists and All India Bar Association,said Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik handed over a letter to him on Thursday in Islamabad addressed to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal inviting him and his deputy to visit Pakistan to join the official announcement function. Punja Sahib is believed to house a rock having the hand print of Guru Nanak.

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