HP government invited applications from Sikh Pilgrims
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in/ Chandigarh
A spokesperson of the State Government informed here that the Government of India has intimated that a Jatha of 3000 Sikh/Sehejdhari Pilgrims would be visiting Gurdwaras in Pakistan on the occasion of Baisakhi from 10th April to 19th April, 2020. They will be visiting various historic Gurdawaras situated in Pakistan.
He said that those interested bonafide Sikhs of Himachal Pradesh that can submit their applications on plain paper mentioning complete name, date & place of birth, address, profession, copy of passport number/date/place of issue, date of last visit to Pakistan, which should be delivered to Section Officer (Home-C) in Room No. 104, Yojna Bhawan, Armsdale Building, H.P. Secretariat, Shimla-2.
HP government invited applications from Sikh Pilgrims.In case of any inquiry/clarification interested Sikh pilgrims can contact on Phone No. 0177-2880527. The quota allotted to Himachal Pradesh is fifteen Pilgrims. The last date for receiving the applications by the State Government is 20 March, 2020.
Baisakhi, a religious Sikh festival, is on April 14. It marks the Sikh New Year. To celebrate the day, a batch of Sikh Jathas has left for Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pakistan on this occasion.