He had been so fascinated by them that he had even enquired their names and quoted these to the Guru as Dilbagh and Gulbagh. These beauties, he said, deserved to be in the Guru`s stables. The horses had, as the tradition goes, been in fact brought for presentation to Guru Hargobind by a Sikh horse dealer, Karori by name, but had been seized on the way by the governor of Lahore. Bhai Bidhi Chand, a daring Sikh, later recovered the animals.
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