Monday, December 16, 2013

SGPC demanded a corridor for Sikh pilgrims

Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 11:47 AM
Punjab Dy. CM & Shahbaz Sharif Pays Obeisance at Golden Temple
Prays for Peace and Prosperity for Both Countries
Amritsar: (Gajinder Singh King//Punjab Screen): 
The Chief Minister of Pakistan Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif and Deputy Chief Minister Punjab Mr. Sukhbir Singh Badal and Revenue Minister of Punjab Mr Bikram Singh Majithia today paid obeisance at Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar on the concluding day of his four day visit to India.
       Both leaders have prayed to the Almighty to grant peace and prosperity to both the countries. Meanwhile, the President of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee Jathedar Avtar Singh demanded a corridor for Sikh pilgrims to frequently pay obeisance at historic Gurdwara Sri Kartarpur Sahib and also sought more visas for the Sikh pilgrims, especially on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji being celebrated at Nankana Sahib.

       The SGPC also made a proposal to construct a ‘Saran’ at Gurdwara Dera Sahib Lahore for pilgrims/ jathas who visits Pakistan every year.

           Earlier, the SGPC President  Jathedar Avtar Singh honoured Mian Shahbaz Sharif, Pakistan delegation with siropas and  replica of Sri Darbar Sahib and a book set. Shahbaz Sharif assured SGPC chief that he would take up the matter with Pakistan Government.
Prominent amongst present on the occassion included Mr Kamal Sharma BJP President and CPS Mr Inderbir Singh Bolaria.

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