New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a surprise visit to the Gurudwara Rakabganj in Delhi early on Sunday morning and paid tributes to Guru Tegh Bahadur for his supreme sacrifice to protect India and its cultural traditions.
PM Modi’s surprise visit to Gurudwara Rakabganj – sans the usually heavy security protocol – came a day after the martyrdom anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur who was the ninth Sikh Guru and the father of the 10th and final Sikh Guru Govind Singh Rai, the founder of the Khalsa Panth.
Members of the Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee were surprised at the presence of PM Modi in the premises.
There was very little security and no barricading arrangements on the roads during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Gurudwara Rakabganj.
Coming as it does amidst the farmers’ protest against the agricultural laws of the central government, PM Modi’s surprise visit to Gurudwara Rakabganj is being considered to be a significant development.
According to sources, special care was taken so that the common man does not face any inconvenience due to PM Modi’s visit to the Gurudwara Rakabganj.
As the number of people visiting the to the Gurudwara Rakabganj is quite high on Sundays, the usually high-level security for PM Modi was considerably toned down.
News24 talked to the farmers protesting at the various border points connecting Delhi to Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in order to know their reactions to PM Modi’s visit to Gurudwara Rakabganj.
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