April 12, 2019 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Amritsar: The first Sikh Jatha left for Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pakistan for Vaisakhi samagams on Friday.
Around 839 Sikhs led by Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) boarded a special train to Pakistan today.
During the visit, the Sikh yatris would also be visiting Gurdwara Nankana Sahib and Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib.
On Tuesday, Pakistan had granted 2,200 visas to Sikh pilgrims from India to participate in Vaisakhi celebrations from April 12 to 21.