New Delhi: The 554 Prakash Parv of the first Guru Nanak Dev of Sikhism is being celebrated on 26 November. His original birthplace is currently in Nankana Sahib, Pakistan and Gurupurab is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the Gurudwara of Nankana Sahib. A few years ago, Indians were not able to go here, but after talks between the two governments, now Indians have also been allowed to participate in it. Something similar has happened this time also.
Visas issued between 25 November to 4 December
The government of Pakistan has issued visas to about 3 thousand Indians from November 25 to December 4. The Pakistan High Commission in India tweeted that on the occasion of the 554th birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the Pakistan High Commission has given permission to Sikh pilgrims from India to participate in the program to be organized in Pakistan from 25 November to 04 December 2023. 3000 visas have been issued. During this journey, pilgrims will also visit Dera Sahib, Panja Sahib, Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur Sahib.
Visas were also issued on Baisakhi this year
Earlier, Pakistan High Commission had issued visas to Sikh pilgrims on the occasion of Baisakhi this year. At that time visas for 2856 pilgrims were issued. These people had participated in the annual festival running in Pakistan from April 9 to April 18. Let us tell you that under the bilateral 1974 protocol between the two countries, there was an agreement to allow such pilgrims to travel.
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