Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Indian Sikhs Travel to Pakistan to Mark Anniversary of Guru Nanak’s Birth

 A Pakistani police commando stands guard, as Indian Sikh pilgrims arrive at the Wagah railway station near Lahore, Pakistan on Nov. 20.

 Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims from India started arriving by train in Pakistan this week.A special Lahore-bound train ferried pilgrims between the two nations as devotees traveled to pay their respects at their founding guru’s birthplace.
 Sikh pilgrims from India waved from a train bound for Pakistan at the Attari International Railway Station, about 35 kilometers from Amritsar on Nov. 20

They disembarked, amid heavy security, in the city of Nankana Sahib where Guru  Nanak, the founder of the religion was born over 500 years ago, to celebrate the anniversary of his birth.
 Sikh pilgrims from India arrived in Pakistan by a special train to participate in a three-day festival to celebrate the birth anniversary of their spiritual leader at the city of Nankana Sahib near Lahore.


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