Gurdwara Singh Sabha (Nawanshahr)

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Gurudwara Singh Sabha was built in 1928. Fourteen years earlier in 1914 a railway station was established in Nawanshahr. Soon a foodgrain market was also established and an inn was opened by the Bhucher family. But there was no arrangement for the feeding of the passengers stopping at the station.

As there was no Gurudwara in the city a committee was organized to purchase land on which to build a Gurudwara for the local Sangat and a Langar which might provide meals for travelers to the growing community. The 25 member committee with Jaswant Singh, Jagjit Singh Bajwa, Fauja Singh, Major Singh and Thakur Singh as their 5 leaders purchased the land and the construction of the Gurudwara started.

Some 23 years ago when people were satisfied with the working of the old committee. A five member board was created. Its members include Joginder Singh, Mohinder Singh Bajaj, Saroop Singh Urapar and Harcharan Singh Mahajan. This committee has done a lot of work which is quite appreciable.

Additional land was purchased and a school, a Langar Khana, residential rooms and an office along with a hall of 3600sq. feet was built by the new board.