Jathedar Sri Akal Takhat Sahib has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for laying the foundation stone of the 12.4 km long Gurdwara Hemkund Sahib Ropeway project.
New Delhi,UPDATED: Oct 23, 2022 03:47 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 90th Interpol General Assembly, in Pragati Maidan in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
By Press Trust of India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that his government will continue to work to fulfill the vision of Sikh gurus. He responded to Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh’s letter thanking him for laying the foundation stone of the Gurdwara Hemkund Sahib cable car. It will connect Govindghat with Hemkund Sahib.
Modi tweeted: “Jathedar Sri Akal Takhat Sahib, respected members of the Sikh community, including prominent spiritual personalities, have expressed their joy on the Hemkund Sahib ropeway. I thank them for their kind words and assure the Sangat that we will continue to work to fulfill the vision of the Guru Sahibs.”
Jathedqar Akal Takhat Sahib said, “I congratulate you on laying the foundation stone of the Gurdwara Hemkund Sahib Ropeway. For any devout Sikh, this is a historic occasion and will further bring the pilgrims together with their frightened places.”
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“You have shown great sensitivity and respect for the Sikh traditions and the teachings of the Guru Sahibs. This step is in line with so many other efforts you have made especially to celebrate Sri Guru Teg Bhadur Sahib Ji Gurpurab at the Red Fort. During Amit Shah’s visit to Sri Akal Takhat Sahib, we had a fruitful discussion on various burning Sikh issues and he was kind enough to assure me that he will personally inform you of the issues involved and together we will overcoming these challenges will lead to a brighter future for our community. Thanks again for this great initiative,” it said.
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