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Akal Thakat-Gurdwara Sahib is located in New Delhi, the capital of India, and bears the name of Golden Temple. This is the core of Sikhism religion, the parishioner of this worship having faith in a God and 10 Guru because the fact that is was founded by Guru Nanak whom were added Guru 9.

The building is an imposing one, tall, beautiful, built in large proportion of marble. Inside it there are various rooms like: the main hall, a living room with high girdle, a central altar, inwrought with rich solid gold and precious stones in the middle of them beeing the Sikh Bible. Anyone can visit the temple with the terms: to have his head covered, and to not wear shoes.

 

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New Delhi became the capital of India after 1911. Before this, Calcutta was the capital of India, but due to the contribution of New Delhi in politics the British government took the decision of shifting the capital to New Delhi as it was easier to govern India from a place which was somewhat in the center of the country instead of a city which was located in the far east of the country. Reasons for New Delhi being made the capital of India were many but the few prominent ones were: New Delhi had been the major hub during the ancient historical periods of India. Mughal Empire ruled India and had used Delhi as their capital and the governing... Read more »

 
 
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About New Delhi for visitors - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
New Delhi is the capital of India, being built and designed specifically for the purpose of becoming the capital. He received this name since the capital moved from Calcutta in a southern part of an oldest town called old Delhi or... Read more »

 
 

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