Modi, Ghani visit Golden Temple, serve ‘langar’

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani at Golden temple on the eve of the Heart of Asia Conference, in Amritsar on Saturday. (PTI Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani at Golden temple on the eve of the Heart of Asia Conference, in Amritsar on Saturday. (PTI Photo)

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Modi and Ghani walked through the renovated heritage corridor before reaching Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

Modi and Ghani walked through the renovated heritage corridor before reaching Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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The temple premise was decorated with lights and flowers and the two leaders were taken to various parts of the temple complex. (PTI Photo)

The temple premise was decorated with lights and flowers and the two leaders were taken to various parts of the temple complex. (PTI Photo)

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Modi also served Langar in the community kitchen of the shrine as Ghani stayed along with him. (PTI Photo)

Modi also served Langar in the community kitchen of the shrine as Ghani stayed along with him. (PTI Photo)

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Modi’s visit to the Golden Temple is seen by some as an attempt to connect with the Sikh community ahead of elections in the state next year. (PTI)

Modi’s visit to the Golden Temple is seen by some as an attempt to connect with the Sikh community ahead of elections in the state next year. (PTI)

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The two leaders were given a 24 carat gold replica of Golden Temple and a set of five books besides a ‘siropa’ (robe of honour) and shawl. (PTI Photo)

The two leaders were given a 24 carat gold replica of Golden Temple and a set of five books besides a ‘siropa’ (robe of honour) and shawl. (PTI Photo)

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Delegates from participating countries in Heart of Asia Istanbul process on Afghanistan 6th Ministerial Conference at Golden Temple on Wednesday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

Delegates from participating countries in Heart of Asia Istanbul process on Afghanistan 6th Ministerial Conference at Golden Temple on Wednesday. (Gurpreet Singh/HT Photo)

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