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Pakistan’s Punjab: Historical Guru Nanak Palace demolished by locals

Pakistan’s Punjab: Historical Guru Nanak Palace demolished by locals: Well, reports are coming that the Four-centuries-old Guru Nanak Palace which was in Pakistan’s Punjab area was demolished by the group of locals. You all should know that the whole thing is very serious because we never expected it. You all should know that the four-story building, located on New Lahore Road in Bathanwala village which is about 100 km from Lahore. Also, the allegedly demolished was taken off because of the permission of Auqaf department officials.

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  • Pak media report says a Guru Nanak Palace has been destroyed
  • The palace, reportedly located in Punjab province of Pakistan, was built four centuries ago
  • The report claims that the locals demolished the building and sold its fixtures like wooden beams, doors, etc

You all should know that there were 16 large rooms in the building. Sources are saying that it had at least three beautiful doors and at least four ventilators. Overall, it was constructed with large broad walls that had cupboards with wooden doors and flowers carved into them. It was very beautiful but now it is demolished also sold the doors, windows, and ventilators, and deemed priceless.

Also, the Pak media has reported that the Diyar wood beams were also stolen from the palace and it sold out at the cost of thousands of rupees per foot. Even, Muhammad Aslam, “This old building is called the Palace of Baba Guru Nanak and we have named it Mahalan. A number of Sikhs from across the world, including India, used to visit this building.”

Even, Muhammad Aslam said, “Once a six-member delegation, including a woman carrying a large book with information about the historical building, had come here from Canada. The delegation was elated at visiting the site”. Muhammad Ashraf, who also spoke to Dawn said, “The Auqaf department was informed about the demolition of the building by some influential persons, but no officer or official took any action or even reached here.”

Also, he added, “Three stories of the building have already been demolished and new houses constructed. The influentials have demolished the building with the connivance of the Auqaf department and sold its costly windows, doors, ventilators, and wood.”