Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri brought three swaroops of Sri Guru Granth Sahib out of the Delhi airport. The three Guru Granth Sahib have been brought on a flight from Kabul, Afghanistan.
Stranded Indian nationals and 46 Afghan Hindus and Sikhs, with 3 Sri Guru Granth Sahibs, were brought from Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul and were escorted to the Indian Air Force aircraft on the ground and flown to New Delhi.
#WATCH | Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS MEA V Muraleedharan, BJP leader RP Singh and others receive Swaroop of Shri Guru Granth Sahib that arrived from Afghanistan along with evacuees, at Delhi airport. pic.twitter.com/LfCuzhbe2O
— ANI (@ANI) August 24, 2021
I want to start by thanking PM who made it possible to carry out these rescue ops to bring our brethren who are in difficult circumstances there (Afghanistan). Arrangements also being put in place for the remaining people. We’re in constant touch with them, Union Minister HS Puri told ANI.