The Sikhs, who arrived at Wagah railway station by particular trains, had been greeted by Evacuee Belief Property Board (ETPB) Secretary Tariq Khan, Pakistan Gurdwara Parbandhik Committee president Sardar Tara Singh and different officers.
“Some 1,700 India Sikhs arrived right here by particular trains to attend festivities and Baisakhi Mela at Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Hasan Abdal in Rawalpindi (250 km from Lahore), stated Amir Hashmi, a spokesman of ETPB that appears after the holy locations of minorities within the nation.
He stated the primary occasion will probably be held on April 14 during which numerous native Sikh and Hindus may also take part.
Throughout their 10-day keep, the Indian pilgrims may also go to their different holy locations together with Gurudwara Janamesthan Nankana Sahib and Dera Sahib in Lahore.
They are going to go away for India on April 21.
A visiting Sikh chief Sardar Gurmeet Singh stated the pilgrims all the time obtain love from the folks of Pakistan.
He stated there must be peace and extra people-to-people contact between the 2 nations. He additionally urged each governments for provision of hassle-free visa.ETPB Secretary Tariq Khan stated fool-proof safety preparations have been made for the Sikh pilgrims.
“Rangers and elite power police personnel are deployed for the Sikh pilgrims’ safety, he stated, including that every one different preparations together with lodging, medical providers, skilled medical doctors, forex change and free meals have been made.