Jammu: Migrant Kashmiri Pandits (KPs) will undertake a pilgrimage to Gurudwara Anandpur Sahib in Punjab to pay tributes to Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh guru for sacrificing his life in a bid to “save the Hindus in Kashmir”.
Film personalities from the community like Ashok Pandit and Preeti Saproo along with former state bureaucrat Kiran Wattal will lead the pilgrimage in first week of December under the banner of Vishwa Kashmiri Pandit Samaj (VKPS).
“The yatra, which is planned by various socio-cultural organisations across India, will commence from Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Delhi and proceed to Anandpur Sahab in Punjab,” convener of the VKPS, Wattal told reporters.
Anandpur Sahib was founded in June 1665 by Guru Tegh Bahadur. He was revered as the ninth Nanak – the ninth of ten Gurus of the Sikh religion. PTI