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78 people came to Delhi via Dushanbe, 3 copies of Guru Granth Sahib arrived from Kabul

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: After the Taliban occupation of Afghanistan, the process of bringing back Indians trapped in Kabul is going on and 78 people from Dushanbe in Tajikistan have been brought to Delhi by special Air India aircraft. Let us inform that a group of 78 persons was brought from Kabul to Dushanbe by Indian Air Force aircraft yesterday (23 August).

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3 copies of Guru Granth Sahib reached Delhi from Kabul

The people who came to Delhi from Dushanbe include 44 Afghan Sikhs, who have also brought three copies of the holy Sri Guru Granth Sahib with them from Kabul. Along with them, 25 Indian citizens have also reached Delhi, who were stranded in Kabul. All the passengers have been brought from Dushanbe to Delhi by Air India’s special aircraft.

Union ministers welcomed at the airport

On reaching Delhi, 2 Union ministers welcomed him. Apart from this, officials of the Government of India, members of the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Indian World Forum also reached the airport to help him. Along with this, Afghan Sikh leaders were also present. After this, the three Sri Guru Granth Sahib will be taken along with the procession to Guru Arjan Dev Ji Gurdwara located in New Mahavir Nagar, Delhi.

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Slogans of ‘Jo Bole So Nihal’ raised in flight

Meanwhile, a video of the Sikh community has surfaced, in which they are seen shouting slogans of ‘Jo Bole So Nihal’ and ‘Wahe Guruji Ka Khalsa – Wahe Guruji Ki Fatah’ after sitting inside the flight. This video has been shared by Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi.

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146 Indians reached India on Monday

Earlier, 146 Indian nationals evacuated from Afghanistan had reached India on Monday from Qatar’s capital Doha by four different planes. These civilians were taken from Kabul to Doha in the last few days by US and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) aircraft.

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