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500 Indian Sikh pilgrims to observe Maharaja Ranjeet Singh's death anniversary in Pak.

Byline: ANI

Lahore, June 20 (ANI): A group of 500 Sikh pilgrims will arrive in Lahore on Sunday by special trains to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh from June 27-30.

The pilgrims are scheduled to visit Gurdwara gurdwara

Sikh place of worship. Each gurdwara houses a copy of the Adi Granth and serves as a meeting place for worship, including recitation, singing, and explication of scripture. A community kitchen and often a school are attached to the building.
 Janamasthan in Nankana Sahib, where they will stay till June 26. They will also visit Lahore's Gurdwara Dera Sahib sa·hib  
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 on June 26 for rituals, The Daily Times reports.

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 Trust Property Board (ETPB) has made special arrangements for facilitating the pilgrims.TPB Chairman Syed Asif Hashmi and members of the Gurdwara Parbandak Committee Pakistan will receive the Sikhs on their arrival at the Wagha Railway Station.

The pilgrims will leave for Hassanabdal to perform rituals at Gurdwara Panja Sahib Gurudwara Panja Sahib is situated at Hasan Abdal, 48 km from Rawalpindi in Pakistan. This is one of the most holy places of Sikhism because of the presence of a sacred rock with the hand print of Guru Nanak. Twice a year, Sikh pilgrims visit this Gurdwara from all over the world.  on June 22 and June 23. (ANI)

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