Indian Sikh pilgrims due in Hassanabdal today.

TAXILA -- Around 3,000 Indian Sikh pilgrims are due to reach Hassanabdal today (Wednesday) to offer their religious rituals in connection with the 553rd birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion.

In this connection, the Sikh temple was wearing a festive look as the main building had been illuminated with colorful lights.

The Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) in collaboration with the Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, local administration, police, railways and other government departments has made all the arrangements, including security, accommodation, medical and transport to facilitate the pilgrims.

Pakistan Railways would run three special trains for the Sikh Yatrees from Nankana Sahib station to Hassanabdal.

Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Sardar Amar Singh told mediapersons that Baba Nanak was the founder of Sikhism and the first of the 10 Sikh Gurus. His birth is celebrated worldwide as...

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