Why in News?
- On 3rd January 2020, there was an attack on Gurudwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.
- Pakistan rejected the reports claiming that the Gurudwara was untouched and the “attack” was just a scuffle between locals.
- Gurudwara Nankana Sahib is also known as Gurudwara Janam Asthan.
- It is the site where the first Guru of Sikhs, Guru Nanak was Born.
- Guru Nanak founded Sikhism in 1469 and was the first Sikh Guru.
- He was succeeded by nine gurus
- Guru Gobind Singh was the last guru of Sikhism.
- In 1708, the guruship was passed on to the holy sikh scripture Guru Granth Shib. According to Sikh, the holy text is now the living Guru for the followers of Sikhism.