December 2009

A Solemn Journey into Punjab

What to say? This was not a journey for sight seeing, pleasure or visiting the important places. It was a journey for a solemn purpose. We went from Chandigarh to a sacred place called Patal Puri located in Kiratpur in the Ropar district, about 70 kilometers away. This city was established by Guru Hargobind of Sikhs. We went by car. We had expected to cover the distance in about one hour but it took about 2 hours. The reason I could discern is the expansion of roads, construction of flyovers all along. It is winter season. There was dust all… Read More »A Solemn Journey into Punjab