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Free internet for visiting devotees at Golden Temple

Devotees visiting Punjab’s Golden Temple will now have free Wi-Fi internet access within the temple complex and its peripheral area.

punjab Updated: May 02, 2016 16:57 IST
The facility would be available in all nearby routes around the periphery of Golden Temple, besides all the guest-houses run by SGPC for pilgrims in the temple complex.
The facility would be available in all nearby routes around the periphery of Golden Temple, besides all the guest-houses run by SGPC for pilgrims in the temple complex.(HT File Photo)

Devotees visiting Punjab’s Golden Temple will now have free Wi-Fi internet access within the temple complex and its peripheral area.

The service would not be available inside the sanctum sanctorum of the temple and the marbled area around the water pond, keeping religious ethics in view, Additional secretary of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), Daljit Singh Bedi said in Amritsar on Sunday.

The facility would be available in all nearby routes around the periphery of Golden Temple, besides all the guest-houses run by SGPC for pilgrims in the temple complex.

He said wi-fi would also be functional in all the offices of SGPC and related offices of Golden Temple, besides Akal Takht.

Bedi said the free wi-fi facility will be provided by Videocon.