Sikh jatha to visit Kartarpur Sahib in Pak on Feb 7th

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Jalandhar, Feb 5 (UNI) A Sikh Jatha would be visiting Pakistan to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib on seventh of this month.

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) senior leader Kuldeep Singh Wadala while talking to media persons here today said that this would be the seventh year when members of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib--Ravi Darshana Abhilashi Organisation, would perform ''ardaas'' at the Sikh shrine for the 84th time.

Praising Border Security Force (BSF) for setting up a canteen on the bank of river Ravi for the people going there to pay the obeisance and has also set up a railing so that people could perform ''ardaas'' from this side of the river. The railing has been set up just opposite the Gurudwara on Indian side of the river, he added.

Mr Wadala said that last year when they went to Nankana Sahib to celebrate Guru Nanak Dev's birth anniversary, they met the Pakistan Prime Minister and requested him to open a direct passage to Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib. In response to which, the PM had said that if India agrees to open, Pakistan has no problems, he said.

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