A religious procession (Nagar Kirtan) of Sikh devotees started off from New Delhi, on their journey to the birthplace of Guru Nanak, Nankana Sahib in Pakistan on Monday.
The Nagar Kirtan is led by Sardar Paramjit Singh Sarna, the former president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), and includes representatives from different sections of the Sikh community in India.
Delhi: Nagar Kirtan (a religious procession) by Indian Sikh devotees to Nankana Sahib, Pakistan, departed from Delhi today. pic.twitter.com/g8jD9g0tbb— ANI (@ANI) October 28, 2019
The Nagar Kirtan was seen off by several people including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. According to a press release by the Pakistani government, Acting High Commissioner of Pakistan, Syed Haider Shah also attended the ceremony.
The Nagar Kirtan would be crossing over to Pakistan via Ludhiana and Amritsar on October 31 through the Wagah border.