LAHORE: Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from India have arrived in Pakistan to celebrate the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion.
Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from India have arrived in Pakistan to celebrate the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, under the ban on Covid-19. Indian pilgrims have been sent to Nankana Sahib by special buses from Wagah border where they will participate in the three-day celebrations of Guru Nanak’s birthday.
Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji 551st birth anniversary in Pakistan 30th November 2020
Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji 551st birth anniversary Celebration started in Pakistan on 28th November 2020. Sikh community is observing the 551st birth anniversary of spiritual leader Baba Guru Nanak’s all over the world and the Main ceremony in this regard will be held at Gurdwara Janam Asthan at Nankana Sahib today. Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from India come to Pakistan today to celebrate the 591st birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The annual celebration has been given extra significance this year with the opening of the Kartarpur Corridor, a secure, visa-free passage between India and Pakistan that gives Indian Sikhs access to the place where the guru died in 1539.
Pakistan will permit 5,000 Indian pilgrims of all faiths without a visa, per day, seven days a week, throughout the year, with the provision for additional numbers on special occasions, subject to capacity. The first batch of 1,100 Sikhs crossed over in Pakistan from Wagah Border to attend celebrations of 550 birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak in Nankana Sahib.
The yatrees will depart for India on November 13 and 14 after performing religious rites.