Baisakhi celebrations in Pakistan


Islamabad, April 14: Baisakhi celebrations began in Punjab province more than1,500 Indian Sikhs, 500 from European countries and more than 2,000 Pakistani Hindus and Sikhs were participated, the media reported.

In the province of Panja Sahib Complex in Hasan Abdal town, Attock district festive started on Thursday, Dawn online reported.

This year’s festival marks the 319th anniversary of the Khalsa (the Sikh brotherhood).

Baisakhi indicates the beginning of a new solar year and harvest season.

According to Dawn online, At Punja Sahib, most of the pilgrims were excited after visiting Pakistan and appreciated the arrangements which makes them comfortable.

Sikh Yatrees group leader Sardar Balvinder Singh thanked the Pakistan government, Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) and the locals for their glorious welcome.

He requested both the governments to remove visa restrictions on senior citizens and relax some immigration laws.

“Pakistan is like a second home to the Sikh community where they used to live,” Singh added.

Wefornews Bureau

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