Pakistan government yet to decide on the fate of visiting pilgrims on Vaisakhi

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Vaisakhi Jatha Programme

Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) has sought from its authorities astir the fig of devotees who tin get unneurotic to observe the festival of Vaisakhi adjacent arsenic the fig of Covid 19 cases are connected summation successful the neighbouring country.

New Delhi: Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) has sought from its authorities astir the fig of devotees who tin get unneurotic to observe the festival of Vaisakhi adjacent arsenic the fig of Covid 19 cases are connected summation successful the neighbouring country.

While talking to Zee News, PSGPC president Satwant Singh said that helium had sent a missive to the authorities to cognize however overmuch devotees tin get unneurotic to observe a spiritual festival.

Notably, the National Command Operation Center of Pakistan has enactment a prohibition connected ample spiritual gatherings owing to a abrupt emergence successful the lawsuit of coronavirus.

Satwant Singh said that PSGP was yet to perceive from the authorities pursuing which a determination would beryllium taken. He said they had received implicit 1500 passports of Indian devotees and they wanted each devotee funny to undertake the pilgrimage successful Pakistan to observe the festival of Vaisakhi astatine Panja Sahib.

“We anticipation to perceive from the authorities by time and we volition marque the determination accordingly portion adhering to the Covid 19 SOP’s,” helium said.

In the caller past successful aftermath of a spike successful covid cases successful Pakistan, the Center authorities had denied support to SGPC’s Sikh jatha to question to Pakistan to observe the Saka Nankana Sahib astatine Nankana Sahib. The jatha was to permission connected February 18 nether the aegis of officiating Jathedar of Akal Takht Giani Harpreet Singh

As per the scheduled Vaisakhi jatha programme the PSGPC president and different office-bearers would person the Indian pilgrims astatine Wagah (Pakistan) borderline on April 12. The Indian devotees would observe Vaisakhi astatine Gurdwara Panja Sahib connected April 14 earlier returning connected April 22.

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