Situated at a distance of 24 km from Tarn Taran and 48 km from Amritsar, Govindwal is connected with the former place by road. One Gonda (Govinda) Marwaha originally lived there. The village was named Govindwal after him.
Guru Amar Das was born in the village of Basarke on May 5, 1479. He was the eldest son of Tej Bhan a farmer and trader
It was not until his old age that Amar Das met Guru Angad and converted to the path of Sikhism. He eventually became…