Pakistan: Closed since partition, Hindu Temple reopened to devotees after 72 years

Sialkot: Pakistan has reopened an ancient Hindu temple – Shawala Teeja Singh Temple – in Sialkot in Punjab province for worshipers after 72 years, this was reported by The Express Tribune.

According to Syed Faraz Abbas, the deputy secretary of the shrine, the work on restoring the temple will begin soon, after estimating the renovation cost.

As reported by India Times, the idols of Hindu deities will be brought in from India.

The New Indian Express reported that on the directives of Prime Minister Imran Khan, the temple which remained closed since the partition, will now be reopened.