US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley pays obeisance at Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib


New Delhi: United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, who is touring India to strengthen ties between the two countries, visited several places of worship in Delhi, a day after she said “freedom of religion was as important as freedom of people”.

The daughter of Sikh immigrants from Punjab, on her first visit to India since becoming the US envoy to UN Haley, visited Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Chandni Chowk. Among the historical gurudwaras of Delhi, the Sis Ganj Gurudwara is of great religious significance for the Sikh community. As part of the community service, she rolled chapatis for ‘langar‘ at the gurdwara’s kitchen and was also seen stirring a huge cauldron of prasad, food served among devotees. US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster lent a helping hand.

Earlier Haley’s first stop this morning was the Gauri Shankar Mandir. From there, she headed to Delhi 6 and offered prayers at the Jama Masjid. Later, she interacted with people outside the mosque.