Scotland’s largest Sikh temple officially opens in Glasgow

New Sikh Gurdwara opens on Berkeley Street , Glasgow. Picture: Robert Perry

New Sikh Gurdwara opens on Berkeley Street , Glasgow. Picture: Robert Perry

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GLASGOW’S Gurdwara has officially opened its doors, after ten years of planning and a further six years of construction

The Sikh temple is the largest in Scotland – and is thought to be one of the largest faith buildings of any kind in the country.

There are 20,000 Sikhs in Scotland, most of them in the Glasgow area.

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Among those attending the official opening is First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

Almost all the materials used were imported from India and the project cost about £8m. The building includes classrooms, a library, office and a pool.

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