Out of 793 pilgrims despatched by SGPC, 437 pilgrims acquired visas
Amritsar: The Central authorities has minimize the names of 356 pilgrims from the listing of jatha (group of pilgrims) despatched to it by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), who had deliberate to go to Pakistan to have fun Khalsa Sajna Diwas (Baisakhi), mentioned SGPC assistant secretary S. Kulwinder Singh Ramdas.
S. Kulwinder Singh mentioned, “The SGPC had despatched 793 passports of the pilgrims for issuing visas, out of which 356 names have been minimize and solely 437 visas have been issued to the pilgrims.”
“SGPC is the apex physique of the Sikh group and due to this fact, the Centre and the Pakistan Embassy in Delhi ought to approve the most variety of names despatched by the SGPC. The names of numerous pilgrims have been minimize off, which has brought on lots of resentment in the minds of the pilgrims. The most variety of visas ought to be issued for visiting the shrines”, mentioned Kulwinder Singh.
He mentioned that the jatha which was going to Pakistan to have fun Khalsa Sajna Diwas (Baisakhi) would leave the SGPC workplace at Amritsar on April 12, 2021, and would return to India on April 22, 2021, after visiting numerous (*12*) over there.
Covid-19 take a look at camp at SGPC workplace
SGPC with the help of the well being division organized a two-day camp at its workplace to conduct Covid-19 take a look at of the pilgrims going to Pakistan. According to the pointers of the well being division, the Covid-19 take a look at should be achieved 72 hours earlier than going to one other nation. Following this, a particular camp is being organized on April 9 and 10 at the SGPC workplace beneath the path of SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur. These checks are completely free on this camp for the pilgrims going to Pakistan. Many pilgrims had arrived at the SGPC workplace right now to bear the Covid-19 take a look at.