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JINDVARI, village 14 km west of Anandpur in Ropar district of the Punjab, claims a historical shrine formerly known as Guruana but now called Gurdwara Jindvari Sahib. It marks the site where Baba Gurditta, the eldest son of Guru Hargobind, inadvertently killed a cow during the chase. His use of mystical power to revive the cow, however, displeased Guru Hargobind, and Baba Gurditta cast off his mortal frame in repentance. Guru Gobind Singh is also said to have visited the place. The present rectangular building of the Gurdwara replacing the old one was constructed by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee in 1940. Major anniversaries on the Sikh calendar are observed and an annual religious fair is held in February.
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