Bachchans perform 'ardas' at Golden Temple for Teji

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Amritsar, Dec 29 (UNI) Bollywood mega superstar Amitabh Bachchan along with wife Jaya Bachchan, son Abhishekh, daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Samajwadi Party MP Amar Singh and other family friends performed 'ardas' at the Golden Temple in memory of his mother Teji Bachchan, who belonged to a Sikh family.

The Bachchans paid obeisance at the Golden Temple and also performed 'ardas' at the sanctum sanctorum of the shrine.

The Bachchan family along with others had arrived in the Holy City last evening after emersing the ashes of Teji in the Ganga at Haridwar and Varanasi. Tight security arrangements were made at the Golden Temple in view of their visit.

There were reports that the Bachchans had also planned to emerse the ashes of Teji in the Sutlej at Kiratpur Sahib in Ropar district, but employees at the hotel, where they were staying, said the family left for Mumbai by a chartered flight that had brought them here.

Teji had passed away following a porlonged illness in Mumbai on December 21.


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