July 8, 2018 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Amritsar: The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) has called upon the Sikh sangat, willing to visit Nankana Sahib (Pakistan) on Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Nanak Ji, to submit their passports at Amritsar based SGPC office before 8 August.
The SGPC has said that Sikh yatris should submit their passports along with copies of some other identity proof and recommendation letter from local SGPC member/s.
Nankana Sahib is Parkash place of Guru Nanak Ji which fell under Pakistan after partition of Punjab in August 1947. Sikh Yatris visit Nanakana Sahib on selected annual occasions for the Darshan of Gurdwara Janam Asthan in Nankana Sahib and other historic Gurdwaras. Sikhs seek Darshan and Sewa Sambhal of Nanakana Sahib and other Gurdwaras left in Pakistan after 1947 partition in daily Ardas.