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KANAKVAL KALAN (also called Kanakval Bhariguah), a village 25 km southwest of Sunam (30°7`N, 75°48`E) in Sangrur district of the Punjab, is sacred to Guru Tegh Bahadur, who visited it during one of his travels through the Malva territory. Gurdwara Sahib Nauviri Patshahi which honours his memory is situated half a kilometre to the northwest of the village across a minor canal distribute ry. Constructed in 1921, it comprises a square domed sanctum, with cubicles on either side and an assembly hall in front. The Gurdwara is maintained by the village sangat and is served by a lone Nihahg who is a native of the village. Seven acres of land arc attached to it for its maintenance.
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