New Gurdwara Coming Up In Manchester

May 4, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Yahoo News/The Indian Express

A new gurdwara is coming up in Manchester at a cost of two million pounds to cater to the religious needs of the growing numbers of Sikh worshippers living in the area.

The Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Gurdwara Temple is being built on the premises of a former car parts warehouse demolished earlier this month.

The site is close to the current place of worship which will be retained for community activities.

The original temple was established in 1961, when seven families joined to worship together, reports from Manchester said. Since 1961, more Sikhs have moved to Manchester, mainly from the Punjab region of India.