The locals say the gurdwara, which become in dire need of restore and protection work, was demolished via a team of district government. Sikh community individuals said that they had on numerous events written to the authorities and even to the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) however failed to get any reaction. With time, the shape have become frail and became taken into consideration a protection danger
Gurdwara Chubcha Sahib, located within the capital town of Pakistan’s Punjab province, has been demolished by means of district authorities citing protection worries inside the locality, according to neighborhood media reports.
The locals say the gurdwara, which changed into in dire want of restore and upkeep work, turned into demolished by way of a crew of district authorities. Sikh network individuals stated they’d on numerous events written to the government or even to the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) but failed to get any reaction. With time, the shape have become frail and was considered a safety threat.
In a separate incident, 96 fibre huts, in Gurdwara Janmasthan Sri Nankana Sahib, that were used to deal with pilgrims were taken apart, as a part of the workout to build a ‘sarai’ (lodge) on that land.
According to vernacular media, ETPB chairman Habib-ur-Rehman Gilani came down closely on nearby authorities asking them the reason for issuing such an order while even the muse of the proposed ‘sarai’ has not been laid.
A assembly of the ETPB and Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) individuals regarding the issue of the demolition of accommodation of pilgrims in Gurdwara Janmasthan is prepared to be the point of interest of Sikh pilgrims to rejoice Parkash Purb next month.
The PSGPC has, however, defended the movements, saying that the suggestion to replace the huts with a excessive-cease ‘sarai’ with all the ultra-modern centers has been on for the previous few months.
PSGPC president Amir Singh said that the huts were pretty vintage and had been not fit to house pilgrims.
Temples and gurdwaras in Pakistan are regularly the objectives of mob violence and local government. In recent years, there has been a surge in attacks on locations of worship of non secular minorities in Pakistan.
The u . S . A . Has been again and again slammed by way of the worldwide network for not safeguarding the interests of its minorities.