Sikh pilgrims converge in Nankana Sahib to celebrate birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak

1000’s of Sikh pilgrims from India and internationally have converged in Nankana Sahib to rejoice the 552nd beginning anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the founding father of Sikhism.

The beginning celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak, which began on November 17 in his birthplace, will proceed until 26 of this month. The 10-day celebration started with a ritual referred to as ‘Akhand Path, a reciting of some 1,430 pages of Granth Sahib – the holy e book of Sikhism. Nonetheless, the primary ceremony of the celebration shall be held at Gurdwara Janamasthan at this time.

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Pakistan has made particular measures for the Sikh neighborhood in reference to Baba Guru Nanak’s birthday. Numerous departments have already accomplished vital preparations, together with safety, lodging, meals, healthcare and transport, to facilitate the Sikh pilgrims.

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Federal Minister for Spiritual Affairs and Inter-faith Concord Noorul Haq Qadri, Federal Minister for Narcotics Management Ijaz Ahmed Shah, and plenty of Sikh leaders are additionally taking part in the primary occasion of the celebrations at this time.

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Welcoming the pilgrims in Nankana Sahib, Qadri stated, “The federal government of Pakistan has tried to offer absolute best providers to the Sikh pilgrims.”

“Baba Guru Nanak gave the message of peace and brotherhood to the world. It’s essential to take away distances,” he added.

The minister stated that the federal government’s mission, Baba Guru Nanak College, would additionally promote interfaith concord.

“Pakistan respects all religions. Right here, all minorities are fully secure. Believers of all religions within the nation have full spiritual freedom,” claimed Qadri.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday additionally felicitated Sikh pilgrims on the beginning anniversary of Sikhism founder.

Pakistan and India have facilitated the Sikh neighborhood on the event of Baba Guru Nanak’s beginning anniversary, regardless of political tensions. Some 3,000 Sikh pilgrims from India entered Pakistan by means of the Wagha border on Wednesday to participate within the celebrations.

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