Over 100 British-era cash discovered whereas digging earth at historic gurdwara

Over 100 British-era cash discovered whereas digging earth at historic gurdwara

Mahesh Sharma

Raikot, June 22

Over 100 cash have been discovered whereas digging earth for laying the inspiration for growth work at Gurdwara Damdama Sahib in Lamme Jattpura village. 

Organisers of the gurdwara, managed by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), have displayed the cash for sangat visiting the shrine in routine.

Although no connection between the cash and Sikh historical past was claimed, the administration welcomed the Archeological Survey of India or the State Archeological Division to conduct examine on the cash.

Organisers at Gurudwara Damdama Sahib, Lamme Jattpura, led by member, SGPC, Gurcharan Singh Grewal, president Pritam Singh and Sarpanch Amandeep Singh, stated, “Labourers had recovered an earthen pot containing over 100 cash whereas digging the earth. There was one gold coin within the pot and remaining cash have been fabricated from silver. Although not one of the cash was discovered to be related instantly with the Sikh historical past, nearly all the cash are embossed with the image of Queen Elizabeth.” 

Raikot SDM Gurbir Singh Kohli stated he would quickly go to the spiritual place to gather detailed details about the restoration. Appreciating that the organisers had chosen to show the restoration for Sangat visiting the Gurdwara as a substitute of realising its business worth, Kohli stated, “Because the pot had been recovered from the highest layer of earth, prima facie the administration is authorized proprietor of the cash. Nonetheless, if any authorities or non-government company approaches us for conducting examine, we might be happy to coordinate between the company and the administration of the gurdwara,” stated Kohli. 

Historic significance of Lamma Jattpura village Lamma Jattpura village holds significance amongst Sikhs as Guru Gobind Singh had stayed right here for 21 days. Residents of Jattpura had served Guru ji after the chief of dera at Heran, Mahant Kirpal Dass, denied him shelter at his abode. Guru Gobind Singh used to take relaxation in the course of the evening at a home located within the village, the place Gurdwara Damdama Sahib Jattpura is located now and used to spend day on the outskirts of the village the place Gurdwara Panjuana Sahib is constructed now. Personal servant of Guru Gobind, Rai Kalla and Noora Mahi had damaged the information of the martyrdom of Sahibzadas and Mata Gujri at Lamme Jattpura village. 

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