JAGHERA,JAGHERA, also called Nanakpur Jaghera, a village about 4 km south of Ahmadgarh (30Â°42`N, 75″51`E) in Ludhiana district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Hargobind, who halted here during one of his journeys through these parts. Gurdwara Sahib Patshahi VI, also called Gurdwara MarijT Sahib, on the LudhianaMalcrkolla road, commemorates the Guru`s visit. Local tradition enshrines memories of Guru Nanak`s visit as well and tlie village pond near the present shrine has of old been known as Nanaksar. After Guru Nanak, the village is called Nanakpur Jaghera.
The old Mariji Sahib was attended by Udasi priests till the ShiromanT Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee took it over after prolonged legal proceedings. The present building, which replaced the MarijT Sahib, comprises a square flatroofed sanctum with a liall, 9×7 metre, in the front. The Gurdwara is managed by a local committee under the auspices of tlie Shiromam Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee.
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