Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib, Amritsar

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Chheharta Sahib is a village located 7 km west of Amritsar city of Punjab in India, on the Grand Trunk Road leading to the Pakistan border. The town derives its name from the Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib, founded by the fifth Sikh Guru Guru Arjan.HistoryGuru Arjan, the fifth Sikh guru, had a large well constructed in this area. The well was so large that it required 6 Persian wheels to operate. Chheharta got its name from the six wheels, where six is chhe, and the Persian wheel is called hart.PresentThe town is now an industrial township with a large concentration of population. The Town attracts huge visitors on the occasion of Basant Panchmi in which the Old tradition of Kite Flying is still very common. The Crowd is enriched with people wearing yellow turbans which hold a significance to the spring festival.RailThe Town is well connected to the other parts of the state, being 4 km away from the Amritsar Junction railway station. Chheharta Railway Station is the main terminal station. The Railway Station operation is confined mainly to goods trains. It is heavily used to load and unload merchandise which earns it a monthly revenue of 9 crore. The Station meet the local demands with the help of Solitary passenger train Amritsar-Chheharta-Attari and Attari-Chheharta-Amritsar. The Ministry of Railways have allocated Rs 60 crore for its infrastructure.The Railway station will be developed into a Satellite Railway Station.
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  • The gurdwara is located in Cheharta, a town away from the main Amritsar. It took me and my friend about 30 minutes to reach the place from the bus stand of Amritsar. It is main gurudwara in that part....  more »
  • Gurudwara Chheharta Sahib is one of the holy and best place to visit. Nice maintain and clean place. Religious place.  more »
  • really a great place where we can find ourself spiritually..and get what we want.
  • Historical gurudwara related to Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji and gurudwara is close to birthplace of 6th Guru, Sri Guru Hargobind sahib ji
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