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Quetta: 200 years old gurdwara handed over to Sikhs after 73 years

The government in Pakistan's Balochistan province has handed over a 200 year old gurdwara to the Sikh community after long 73 years. According to a report, The Siri Guru Singh Gurdwara located on Masjid Road in the centre of the city has been used as APWA Government High Girls School since 1947.

On Wednesday, Denesh Kumar, provincial parliamentary secretary and Advaiser to the Chief Minister on Minority Affairs, said "Restoring gurdwara as a place of worship for the Sikh community is a historical decision of the Balochistan government,"

The students who were undergoing studying in APWA Government Girls High School have now been asked to seek admission to nearby schools.