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JK Governor, CM express concern over damage to Sufi shrine

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

and Governor N N Vohra and today directed early restoration of a century-old which was damaged due to lightning in district today.

The holy at Garkote village of Uri was gutted in a fire caused by lightning in the wee hours today.

Expressing concern over the extensive damage to the shrine, Vohra advised the and all other concerned authorities to see that no time is lost in restoring the shrine to its pristine glory, an said.

The also expressed concern over the reports of damage to the shrine and directed the and other concerned officers to visit the shrine complex and take necessary measures for restoration of the same, the said.

The 13th century shrine, also revered by Sikhs, is dedicated to the Sufi mystic Fariduddin Ganjshakar, popularly known as

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 20:05 IST