Golden Temple to get disabled friendly lifts

The Golden Temple in Amritsar Punjab will soon become more accessible for people with disabilities who visit the world famous shrine.

The Golden Temple is among India's most popular tourist spots

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak CommitteeSGPC has decided to rebuild the main entrance to the Golden Temple and make it disabled friendly.

The stairs at the entrance are a hurdle for visitors who use wheelchairs.

The new plans include the installations of special lifts to allow easier access to devotees with disabilities.

Escalators will also be installed from the way leading to the shrine complex through the Akal Takht side.

The construction work is expected to start from today.

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