Punjab is eagerly awaiting foreign and domestic tourist footfalls to end the lean phase of the pandemic
Amritsar is packed with places of tourist interest; Photo by Prabhjot Gill
The pandemic wiped out almost two years of travel but economies globally are gradually opening up. Punjab too is eagerly waiting for its diaspora to come visiting to pay obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Takht Sri Damdama Sahib in Talwandi Sabo and Kesgarh Sahib in Anandpur Sahib—three of the holiest seats of Sikhism.
In the past two years, the state government has refurbished the galiyara around the Golden Temple and the Virasat-e-Khalsa museum in Anandpur Sahib, and…