Sikh yatris to arrive today

Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Secretary says Sikh leaders and board officials will receive them warmly


APP/Ammar Sheikh April 12, 2018

Sikh yatris from India will arrive at Wagha railway station by Samjotha Express train on April 12 (today) to attend Baisakhi festival.

Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Secretary Muhammad Tariq Khan said Sikh leaders and board officials will receive them warmly at Wagha railway station.

He said all the arrangements including accommodation, travel, medical services, medical facilities, currency exchange and free food were completed, adding that special arrangements regarding security were already in place.

Generators would be available in case of loadshedding while CCTV cameras and walk-through gates would be installed, he highlighted.

Soon after their arrival at Wagha railway station, the yatris would leave for Panja Sahib, Hasan Abdal and would stay there for three days. The central ceremony of Baisakhi festival would be held there on April 14 and Sikh yatris would perform their rituals.

Published in The Express Tribune, April 12th, 2018.

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