A Sikh selling chadars offered at a Muslim shrine of Bu Ali Shah Qalandar in Panipat.
Sohan Singh told that his father Gurubachan Singh, in spite of being a Sikh by religion, knew Urdu language very well and would recite Quran very well. During his stay in Panipat, Gurubachan Singh read Guru Granth Sahab in the morning and then Quran at this shrine. Son Singh remembers that his father used to talk about Maulvi Attaullah of the shrine, who was a good friend of him and Gurubachan Singh used to offer Namaj with him. Son Singh tells that he (his father Gurubachan Singh) did it voluntary and he never minded doing it or never thought it as undoable or un-pious. He also wanted to go to his native place Shekhupura in Pakistan once but later he died and could not go back to see his birth place.
Sohan Singh still carries his legacy. He has respect for the Sufi saint Bu Ali Shah Qalander in Panipat. He tells that he could have opted for other business also but he decided to run the same that his father had started. In spite of a victim of partition, he has no hatred for Pakistan or its people. He is only an eight standard passed and he sadly accepts that he could not learn Urdu. After knowing about me that I am working in a small way for Indo-Pak friendship, he expressed his desire that though his father could not go to Pakistan and died here, but he wants to visit Pakistan at least once before his own death. He also tells that he believes that people of both sides are same and friendly and he imagines that how nice it would be if all these fight and enmity of governments will be stopped.