Indian Sikh pilgrims reach Pakistan via Wagah border

By: News Desk      Published: 04:52 PM, 12 Apr, 2021
Indian Sikh pilgrims reach Pakistan via Wagah border

Around 1000 Indian Sikh pilgrims have arrived in Lahore via Wagah border on Monday to attend the festival of Baisakhi Mela at Hassan Abdal, reported24NewsHD TV Channel.

Pakistan Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) officials welcomed the pilgrims. Indian pilgrims had already undergone a coronavirus test prior to their departure from India.

Sikh pilgrims across the globe are participating in Baisakhi Mela, which is a religious and cultural festival in Sikhism, celebrated on April 14 of every year. It marks the beginning of the solar year.

Sikh farmers celebrate Beshaki at the start of the harvesting season.