Allow us without visas, Sikh pilgrims tell Pakistan (Second Lead)September 22nd, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 22 (IANS) Over 350 Indian Sikh pilgrims, in Pakistan to attend the death anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, have urged New Delhi and Islamabad to allow pilgrims to travel without visas.
The Sikhs, travelling under the aegis of the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandhak Committee, arrived here Monday and would be visiting Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib situated in Narowal district of Pakistan.
The Sikhs urged both the governments “to abolish the visas for the pilgrimages”, Geo TV reported Tuesday.
The group would also visit other Sikh shrines including Punja Sahib, Dera Sahib, Nankana Sahib, Sacha Sauda Sahib and Rohri Sahib before leaving for India Sep 28.
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