At least 3,000 Sikh yatrees return home

By APP
Published: December 1, 2018
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Indian Sikh priest Giani Jagtar Sigh carries the Guru Granth Sahib, central religious text of Sikhism, during a religous procession from Gurudwara Ramar to Akal Takht Sahib at Golden temple in Amritsar. PHOTO: AFP

Indian Sikh priest Giani Jagtar Sigh carries the Guru Granth Sahib, central religious text of Sikhism, during a religous procession from Gurudwara Ramar to Akal Takht Sahib at Golden temple in Amritsar. PHOTO: AFP

LAHORE: As many as 3,000 Sikh pilgrims returned to India after participating in the 549th birth anniversary rites of the founder of Sikh religion Baba Guru Nanak Sahib.

The pilgrims left from Lahore railway station by train on Friday morning for their homeland. Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Secretary Tariq Wazir saw them off and gave gifts from the government of Pakistan. 

Published in The Express Tribune, December 1st, 2018.

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