New Delhi: Three copies of the Guru Granth Sahib along with Indian nationals and 46 Afghan nationals have been sent to India from Kabul as part of the government's evacuation efforts from Afghanistan. Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri received copies of the Sikh holy scripture at Delhi airport this morning.
A video was tweeted, in which Minister Hardeep Singh Puri was carrying one copy on his head with reverence and two other copies were carried by others, accompanied by slogans of "Satnam Shri Waheguru". Minister of State for External Affairs (MoS) V Muraleedharan was also present.
Hardeep Singh Puri had shared photographs of the Sikh holy scriptures in three suitcases being taken to Kabul airport on Monday.
"3 Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji being taken to Kabul airport. 46 Afghan Hindus and Sikhs congratulate stranded Indian nationals on their return on the same flight," Hardeep Singh Puri posted on Twitter.
A special Air Force flight took off from the capital of Afghanistan to Dushanbe in Tajikistan. An Air India flight with 78 passengers, including 25 Indian nationals, landed in New Delhi from Dushanbe.
Passengers onboard an Air India flight raised slogans of 'Wahe Guru ki Khalsa, Wahi Guru ki Fateh' for safe evacuation from the troubled country.
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