Guru Nanak’s birth celebrations: 3000 Sikh pilgrims arrive Lahore

02 Nov, 2017 3:21 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – Nearly 3000 Sikh pilgrims have arrived in Lahore today (Thursday) via Wagah to participate in 549th birth anniversary celebrations of Sikh religion founder Baba Guru Nanak, beginning in Nankana Sahib on Saturday.

Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Muhammad Siddiqul Farooq, Pardhan Sardar Tara Singh, Sikh-Hindu leaders and board officials received the Sikh pilgrims warmly.

The main function of the festival will be held at Nankana Sahib on November 4 where the yatrees will perform their rituals.

Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Muhammad Barjees Tahir and ETPB Chairman Siddiqul Farooq will be chief guests on the occasion.

The yatrees will leave for their home land on November 11.

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