The India Post,Chandigarh: August 24, 2008: Lt Gen TK Sapru, GOC-in-C Western Command inaugurated the Sarv Dharam Sthal (An abode for all religions) at Chandimandir Cantonment today. An unique institution epitomising the symbolic union of different religions under one roof. Senior army officers, junior commissioned officers, other ranks and their families were present to witness the inauguration ceremony.
The inauguration ceremony was characterised by solemn recital of religious chants by priests belonging to different religions adorning the occasion with spiritual vibrancies. Sarv Dharam Sthal truly symbolises the essence of tolerance, brotherhood and unity in diversity.
The immaculately constructed dome shaped structure of Sarva Dharam Sthal contains ample space to accommodate several devotees with specific corners assigned for different religions under one roof.
The unique concept of Sarv Dharam Sthal once again highlights the progressive and novel outlook of the Indian Army.