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Nankana Sahib

City in Punjab, Pakistan

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Nankana Sahib: City in Punjab, Pakistan
Nankana Sahib is a city and capital of Nankana Sahib District in the Punjab province of Pakistan. It is named after the first Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Nanak, who was born in the city and first began preaching here. Nankana Sahib is the most important religious site for the Sikh religion. It is located about 91 km (57 mi) west of Lahore and about 75 km (47 mi) east of Faisalabad. According to the census of 2017 the city has a population of 79,540 inhabitants. Until 2005, it was the part of Sheikhupura District.


Pak denied visa for Nankana visit, says SGPC

IndiaTimes - Published

Those who can't take care of their minorities shouldn't lecture us: Centre tells Pakistan

Slamming Pakistan over the vandalism of Gurdwara Nankana Sahib near Lahore recently and the killing of a Sikh youth there, the Centre on Thursday said that a country which cannot take care of its..
DNA - Published

Pak Charge d'affairs summoned over Nankana Sahib incident, killing of Sikh man

India on Monday summoned Pakistan's Chargé d'affaires Syed Haider Shah and lodged a strong protest over desecration of the Nankana Sahib gurudwara and killing of a Sikh man in Peshawar. ​​​The..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan police arrest man accused of leading Nankana Sahib vandals

Notably, Chishti has already released an apology video from his home after the incident.
DNA - Published

Manohar Lal Khattar launches CAA awareness campaign in Haryana, condemns attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara

IndiaTimes - Published

Attack on Sikhs in Nankana justifies CAA: BJP

IndiaTimes - Published

Sonia Gandhi condemns 'unwarranted and unprovoked' attack on Nankana Sahib, urges govt to take up issue with Pak

An angry mob of local residents pelted stones at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan on Friday evening.
DNA - Published

Nankana Sahib incident justifies CAA: BJP

IndiaTimes - Published

Don't know where Sidhu paaji has fled: Meenakshi Lekhi after attack on Nankana Sahib

BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi on Saturday questioned Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's silence on stone-pelting by a mob at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan. She said that even after the incident, if..
IndiaTimes - Published

Nankana Sahib Attack: Sikhs unlikely to be allowed to take 'Nagar Kirtan', SGPC delegation to visit Pakistan

SGPC condemned the attack on Nankana Sahib, one of the holiest sites for Sikhs, and urged the Pakistan government to take strict action against the culprits.
DNA - Published

Nankana Sahib vandalised: Indians unite in condemnation

IndiaTimes - Published

Protests near Pak high commission over mob attack on Gurdwara Nankana Sahib

Members of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) and the Shiromani Akali Dal on Saturday staged a protest near the Pakistan High Commission here over a mob attack on Gurdwara Nankana..
IndiaTimes - Published

Attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara: Do protesters need more evidence of minorities' oppression in Pak, asks Hardeep Puri

A day after a mob attack on the Nankana Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri sought to know on Saturday whether those protesting across the country against the CAA needed more..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi condemns mob attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday condemned the mob attack on Nankana Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan, saying bigotry is a dangerous, age old poison that knows no borders. Taking to Twitter, Gandhi..
IndiaTimes - Published

India strongly condemns vandalism at Nankana Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan

"Strong action must be taken against the miscreants who indulged in the desecration of the holy Gurdwara and attacked members of the minority Sikh community"
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Rescue Sikhs stranded at Nankana Sahib gurdwara: Amarinder to Pak PM; SAD appeals to Modi

IndiaTimes - Published

Yogi Adityanath says Nankana Sahib to follow Kartarpur Sahib

"I congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all of you for this (opening of Kartarpur Sahib corridor). The day is not far when we will be able to go to Nankana Sahib," the CM told a gathering on..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sikh devotees' procession leaves from Delhi for Nankana Sahib: Pak High Commission

IndiaTimes - Published

After Sikh girl's forced conversion in Lahore, Amarinder urges Imran Khan to take action

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday called upon Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to take "firm and immediate action" in the case where a Sikh priest's daughter forcibly converted..
IndiaTimes - Published

Sikh woman abducted, forced to convert in Pakistan

The incident took place in Pakistan's Punjab province, in a Nankana Sahib town, birthplace of Guru Nanak Sahib.
DNA - Published

Pak suppress voice of Sikhs after kidnapping and forced conversion of a minor girl in Nankana Sahib

IndiaTimes - Published

Pak to erect tent village for visiting devotees at Nankana Sahib

IndiaTimes - Published

Sikh pilgrims enters Pakistan on way to Nanakana Sahib

SGPC president Longowal told reporters that many people including some prominent personalities from Pakistan may take part in the 'Nagar Kirtan'.
DNA - Published

Foundation stone of Baba Guru Nanak International University laid in Pakistan's Nankana Sahib district

The decision to construct the university came after the Sikhs living in Pakistan demanded a university after Baba Guru Nanak at his birthplace in Nankana Sahib.
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

MEA to facilitate Nagad Kirtan at Nankana Sahib in Pak on 550th anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev

The MEA will also be organising events across the globe through Indian missions.
DNA - Published

‘Broadcast 550th anniversary live from Nankana Sahib’

IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan’s pro Khalistani announces to extend support for the freedom of Kashmir on the occasion of Bluestar anniversary

Echoing with the ‘official ‘ stand of Pakistan government as well as Pakistan based Islamic militant organizations whose leaders only sees the persecution of Muslims in Kashmir and not of Uighur..
IndiaTimes - Published

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