Walled City lahore Authority

The Shivala Temple, also known as the Shivala Mandir, is a historic Hindu temple located in Sialkot. Built by Sardar Teja Singh, Shawala Teja Singh temple is dedicated to Hindu deity Shiva. Pilgrims climb a steep staircase to reach the temple, which according to ‘History of Sialkot’ is about 1,000 years old.

The Evacuee Trust Property Board, which looks after the holy places of minorities in Pakistan, has opened Shawala Teja Singh temple after the partition on the demand of the local Hindu community. The temple was partially damaged during attacks on temples here in reaction to Babri Mosque in 1992. In 2015, local Hindu leaders have urged the Pakistan government to ensure the early repairing of the crumbling building of Shawala Teja Singh temple. Than the Walled city of Lahore authority undertake the conservation of this church in which the efforts include Sand blasting, vaulted roof, fresco, lime plaster, Pakka kali, façade treatment and wood work.

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