Sikhs in Pakistan started celebrating Jyoti Jot of Gurunanak at Gurdwara Kartarpur

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Sikh community in Pakistan started celebrating 'Jyoti Jot' of Gurunanak at Gurdwara Kartarpur


For the first time in Pakistan, the Sikh community started celebrating the Jyoti holdings of Guru Nanak Dev at the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara. Indian pilgrims could not attend it due to Kovid-19 epidemic. Aamir Hashmi, spokesperson of the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB), which oversees the religious sites of the minority community in Pak, said that Jyoti Jot (death date) of Gurunanak Dev, a Pakistani Sikh who lives mostly in Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, lasted for three days. Joining the program. This program started on Sunday at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib. He said that no Sikh from across the border came to participate in this program. He said that during the program, standard operating procedure regarding Covid-19 Pandemic is being followed.

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This is the first time when the Jyoti Jot Parv of Gurunanak Dev is being celebrated in Gurdwara Darbar Sahib. The official said that the Indian government was formally asked to allow Sikhs to participate in the program, but New Delhi rejected it, possibly due to the corona virus epidemic. The Pakistan Sikh Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee also requested the Indian government to allow Sikh devotees to visit Kartarpur Sahib. The historic Kartarpur Sahib corridor, which was closed due to the Kovid-19 epidemic, was reopened by Pakistan on June 29 after three months. This corridor allows Indian pilgrims to visit the historic gurdwara without a visa.

(This news has not been edited by the NewsBust team. It is published directly from the Syndicate feed.)

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