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President visits Golden Temple

August 31, 2004

Kalam (3rd from right) waving to devotees at the Golden TemplePresident A P J Abdul Kalam (3R) waves to devotees as he arrives with unidentified officials at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Tuesday August 31, 2004.

The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee has organized four-day long celebrations to mark the 400th anniversary of the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib (on September 1) at the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine for Sikhs.

Sikhism is often described as the youngest of the major religions in the world. Report

Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

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