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It's not difficult to locate Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Gurdwara in Talhan village near Jalandhar on NH-1. Just ask for the "Hawai Jahaz Gurdwara" or the "Aeroplane Gurdwara", and you'll be promptly guided to it. According to a BBC report, this 150-year-old Sikh Gurdwara (temple) in Talhan village in the northern Indian state of Punjab is the go-to place for thousands of Sikhs wanting to travel out of India. The Sikh shrine is famous the miniature aircrafts, which are offered by devotees who wish to go abroad. Preetinder Grewal reports....... 

Preetinder Grewal
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 21:46
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Talhan is a village in Jalandhar District, near the Jalandhar Cantonment, in Punjab, India.

Millions of Indians regularly visit temples and religious sites to pray and seek divine help in fulfilling their wishes.

Most pray for a child or well being of their loved ones, but in recent years, some unusual temples have come up, including a few that offer divine help in procuring a visa.

For full BBC Report