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Lahore Sikh Pilgrims leave for Guru Granth celebrations


Lahore, Oct. 19, 2008
Daily Times

The local Sikh Sangat community has planned to participate in the 300th celebration of Guru Granth Sahib (religious book), which will start from October 28 and end on October 30 at the ‘Sachkhand Sahib’ Sri Hazoor Sahib, Nanded, Maharashtra India.

Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee President Sardar Bishon Singh said that the celebrations of the ritual would be held at Gurdwara Janam Asthan (Sri Nankana Sahib) on October 20 at 10am. In a press release, he said that 550 pilgrims were expected to participate and commemorate the celebrations.

He said that 450 devotees had applied for a visa to India with the objective to participate in 300 Sala Gurta Gaddi Diwas celebrations. He hoped that all the applying pilgrims would be granted visas.

He said that senior government officials would participate in the rituals. He said that after the celebrations, the pilgrims would start their sacred journey from Nankana Sahib (Pakistan) to India through the Wahga Border on the same day. staff report