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350th Parkash Gurpurab: Sikh Yatris leave for Patna Shaib on Special Train from Amritsar

January 3, 2017 | By

Amritsar: A train with one thousand Sikh yatris yesterday left Amritsar for Takht Patna Sahib. Sikh yatris would participate in Gurmat Samagams to be held to mark 350th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Another similar train left the Patiala station later in the afternoon on Monday.

Train leaves to Patna Sahib with Sikh yatris

While addressing the media-persons Amritsar Deputy Commissioner Dr Basant Garag said this train would return to the Amritsar on January 7. “The entire travel, accommodation and food expenses will be borne by the government”, he added.

In all, 10 trains and 300 buses would ferry around 25,000 yeatris from Punjab to Patna Sahib, he added.

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