Sikh Jatha leaves for Pakistan amid shouts from Shiromani Committee on Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s demise anniversary
AMRITSAR: A gaggle of Sikh devotees from the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) left for Pakistan to attend the commemoration of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s demise anniversary.
The jatha to Pakistan was led by a member of the Shiromani Committee. Gurmeet Singh Booh, whereas he was accompanied by Deputy Chief Mithu Singh .Earlier than leaving for Pakistan from the SGPC headquarters, the leaders of the Jatha had been briefed by the SGPC Secretary. Partap Singh, Deputy Secretary Media. Kulwinder Singh Ramdas and different officers, as per custom, conferred the Guru’s Blessings. Giving info, Secretary Partap Singh stated that SGPC had despatched passports of 277 pilgrims for visa out of which 266 pilgrims have obtained visas.
In the meantime, Jatha chief Gurmeet Singh Booh stated that attributable to Guru’s blessings he was lucky sufficient to steer the Jatha. He stated that earlier than attending the commemoration ceremonies of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Gurdwara Sri Dehra Sahib Lahore, Gurdwara Sri Nankana Sahib, Gurdwara Sacha Sauda Sahib Mandi Chuharkana Sheikhupura, Gurdwara Sri Panja Sahib and many others.
After visiting the shrines, the Jatha will attain Gurdwara Dehra Sahib, Lahore, the place on the event of Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s demise anniversary will likely be held on June 29. He stated that the return of the Jatha can be on June 30.
Jathedar Booh additionally demanded most visas for pilgrims going to Pakistan.
Whereas dispatching the Jatha from the SGPC workplace, Secretary Deputy Secretary Gurinder Singh Mathrewal, Gurmeet Singh Butter, Malkit Singh Superintendent, Incharge Yatra Balwinder Singh Khairabad, Gurnam Singh, S. Gurinder Singh Tharu, S. Karaj Singh, S. Gulzar Singh, S. Main Singh and others had been current.