LAHORE -- The Indian authorities at the Attari border tried to stop passage of golden 'Palki' Sahib to Pakistan after it denied permission to the bus carrying the palanquin to cross over to Pakistan.
The Nagar Kirtan (religious procession reciting holy hymns) was returning to Nankana Sahib, Pakistan, along with a gold plated 'Palki' Sahib to be installed at the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur in connection with the 550th birth celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
The gold-plated 'Palki' Sahib,a gift from Shiromani Akali Dal Delhi, was being transported to Pakistan on a specially designed bus to house the 'Palki' Sahib and the Guru Granth Sahib.
Pawan Singh Arorra, PRO to the Punjab Govenror, told reporter that the Indian authorities refused to allow the bus cross over to Pakistan on its way to Nankana Sahib and Kartarpur. Upon refusal by the...