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Rituals in connection anniversary of Maharaja Ranjith Singh concludes.

WAH CANT -- Over 400 Indian Sikh Yatrees on Sunday offered their religious rituals in connection to 177th death anniversary functions of Maharaja Ranjith Singh at Gurdwara Punja Sahib, Hassanabdal in the strict security measures.

Besides police, elite force, the contingent of army also performed their duties around the Sikh temple in part of escalated security measures to avert any untoward incident and ensure security and safety of visiting Indian Sikh pilgrims.

On this occasion, Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) with the help of Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) had made arrangements of boarding and food for them.

Talking to newsmen, Deputy Secretary ETPB Shrines, Imran Gondal has said the government made elaborate arrangements to ensure provision of maximum facilities to the Sikh pilgrims so that they could perform their religious rituals in an amicable manner.

Responding to a question, he said, due to current law and order situation, foolproof security was ensured for them.

According to schedule of the Indian Sikh pilgrimage, they will go back to Gurdwara Dera Sahib in Lahore on June 26.

On June 27, the Sikh Yatrees will visit Rohri Sahib in Aimanabad and Darbar Kartarpur in Narowal and return to Gurdwara Dera Sahib Lahore on the same day.

The main ceremony in this regard will be held here at Gurdwara Dera Sahib on June 29.

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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jun 27, 2016
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