Sunday, May 16, 2021
covid vaccination

Ashirwad 51000

Kisani Karza 4624 Cr

Shaheed 50 lakh

Mahila Sarpanch

Vidhwa Pension 1500

NNP Soorbir

Markfed 3 3

Verka Ice Cream

Innocent Hunar Se Rozgar 25 4 21

Resentment prevails as only 437 Sikh pilgrims out of 793 get Pakistan visa for Baisakhi celebrations

- Advertisement -

Amritsar, April 9, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
The Central government has cut the names of 356 pilgrims from the list of jatha (group of pilgrims) sent to it by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), who had planned to go to Pakistan to celebrate Khalsa Sajna Diwas (Baisakhi), said SGPC assistant secretary S. Kulwinder Singh Ramdas.

S. Kulwinder Singh said, “The SGPC had sent 793 passports of the pilgrims for issuing visas, out of which 356 names were cut and only 437 visas were issued to the pilgrims.”

“SGPC is the apex body of the Sikh community and therefore, the Centre and the Pakistan Embassy in Delhi should approve the maximum number of names sent by the SGPC. The names of a large number of pilgrims have been cut off, which has caused a lot of resentment in the minds of the pilgrims. The maximum number of visas should be issued for visiting the shrines”, said Kulwinder Singh.

He said that the jatha which was going to Pakistan to celebrate Khalsa Sajna Diwas (Baisakhi) would leave the SGPC office at Amritsar on April 12, 2021, and would return to India on April 22, 2021, after visiting various Gurdwaras over there.

Covid-19 test camp at SGPC office
SGPC with the support of the health department organized a two-day camp at its office to conduct Covid-19 test of the pilgrims going to Pakistan. According to the guidelines of the health department, the Covid-19 test must be done 72 hours before going to another country.

Following this, a special camp is being organized on April 9 and 10 at the SGPC office under the direction of SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur. These tests are absolutely free in this camp for the pilgrims going to Pakistan. Many pilgrims had arrived at the SGPC office today to undergo the Covid-19 test.

- Advertisement -

Yes Punjab - TOP STORIES

Punjab News

Sikh News

Transfers, Postings, Promotions

- Advertisement -spot_img

Stay Connected

20,383FansLike
113,109FollowersFollow

ENTERTAINMENT

National

GLOBAL

OPINION

Major General SB Asthana

India’s Covid-19 Challenge: A Crisis Management Perspective – by Major General S.B. Asthana

India is in a state of biological war against an invisible enemy (coronavirus), which has imposed unprecedented health emergency of this century. While the...
COVID 19 Virus

Covid Emergency: We should go back to the districts – by DC Pathak

India is in great distress because of the 'killer' second wave of Covid and people are shaken up with the fear of the unknown...
Sri Guru Tegh Bahadar ji

Ninth Sikh Guru Tegh Bahadur led a dharmic path – by Dattatreya Hosabale

In Indian history, Guru Shri Tegh Bahadurs personality shines resplendent like a bright constellation. He was born in Amritsar to Guru Hargobindji and Nankiji...

SPORTS

Health & Fitness

Diabetes Check

Uncontrolled diabetes major cause of Black Fungus: Experts

Lucknow, May 16, 2021- Uncontrolled diabetes is emerging as a major factor in acquiring black fungus infection or mucormycosis, which is surfacing in Covid-19 patients after recovery and is leading to further complications An online event, hosted by Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences on Saturday with 52 experts discussing the issue, aimed to prepare the work force to...

Gadgets & Tech

error: Content is protected !!