Over 2,200 Sikhs from India visit Pakistan to celebrate Baisakhi

Over 2,200 Sikhs from India visit Pakistan to celebrate Baisakhi
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Lahore: Over 2,200 Sikh pilgrims from India arrived here on Friday to celebrate Baisakhi festival at Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Rawalpindi district.

The pilgrims, who arrived at Wagah railway station by two special trains, were received by Secretary of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Tariq Khan and Pakistan Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Sardar Tara Singh. The ETPB looks after the holy places of the minority community in the country. Gurdwara Panja Sahib has a handprint of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak Dev, on a boulder of the shrine.—
PTI