Indian Sikh pilgrims offered rituals in Punja Sahib

WAH CANT: Over 150 Indian Sikh pilgrims flanked with hundreds of local Sikhs on Sunday offered their religious rituals in connection to Jore Mela festivities to commemorate the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev Ji in Punja Sahib.

The Indian Sikh pilgrims reached here by a special train from Nankana last evening to take part in the festivities.

The 156 pilgrims were welcomed by Evacuee Trust Property Board officials and office-bearers of Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee.

On Sunday pilgrims offered their religious rites including Matha Taek (bowing) and Ashnan (holy bath).

Later, they also visit the shrine of Baba Wali Kandhari located on a hilltop.-APP