Sikh pilgrims in Pakistan to attend Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary
hussain | November 9, 2008 at 01:02 amby
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A group of 169 Sikh pilgrims arrived in Pakistan on Sunday to celeberate the 540th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion.
LAHORE: As many as 169 Sikh yatrees from across the world arrived here on Sunday to celebrate the 540th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion.
The Pakistan Sikh Gurdawara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) received them at the Allama Iqbal International Airport in the provincial capital.
Chairman of World Muslim-Sikh Federation (WMSF), Manmohan Singh Khalsa and President Nazar Khan Lodhi expressed their delight at the reception and respect they got after arriving in Pakistan. “It is a sacred land, they commented, adding it seems as if we are among our own people.”