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Watch | In a Punjab Village, a Young Devotee Is an Example of Hindu-Sikh Unity

Jagandeep Kumar is writing out the 'Guru Granth Sahib' by hand in the historical village of Bhagat Bhai.

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History has been witness to how Punjab has celebrated the spirit of brotherhood for centuries.

Located at a distance of about 50 kilometres from Bathinda is the historical village of Bhagat Bhai.

Here, Jagandeep Kumar alias Mankirat Singh, born into a Hindu family, has been writing out the holy scripture of Sikhs, the Sri Guru Granth Sahib by hand, for the last two and a half years. His mother works as a domestic worker and his father works in the animal husbandry industry.

During a conversation with The Wire, Singh says Jagandeep has written 325 parts yet.