Pakistan has taken a stunning step towards the minority Sikh group within the area. The  Imran Khan authorities has taken away management of the Kartarpur Gurudwara which is sacred to the Sikhs and given it to a Muslim physique. Gurudwara Darbar Sahib is positioned at Kartarpur. Pakistan has taken away the administration of the sacred place from the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC). In keeping with the authorities of Pakistan, that is for a Undertaking Enterprise Plan. It is going to be taken care of by 9 officers of the Evacuee Belief Property Board (ETPB). And Muhammad Tariq Khan will head the board. The ETPB manages non secular shrines and properties of Hindus and Sikhs in Pakistan.

The transfer comes days forward of the primary anniversary of the inauguration of the historic Kartarpur Hall on ninth November. The 4-km lengthy hall hyperlinks Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur in India to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan. The Kartarpur Gurudwara is the ultimate resting place of the Sikh religion’s founder Guru Nanak Dev. On ninth November 2019, Pakistan PM Imran Khan had formally inaugurated the Kartarpur Hall in a colourful ceremony.  This was additionally as a part of the commemoration of the 550th start anniversary of Guru Nanak.

First Anniversary Of The Inauguration Of The Kartarpur Hall Will Be Celebrated By PSGPC

Pakistan takes away control of Gurudwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur from  PSGPC, gives it to Muslim body | Zee Business
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On 29th October 2020, PSGPC chief Satwant Singh has advised reporters that the committee will rejoice the primary anniversary of the inauguration of the Kartarpur Hall on the ninth of November. However the ETPB had stayed away from the PSGPC’s initiative. In keeping with ETPB, the physique has not acquired any directions to rejoice the primary anniversary of the inauguration of the hall to date.

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The hall permits Indian pilgrims to undertake visa-free journey to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara. From 16th March 2020 due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic the gurudwara was not open. In keeping with India, a choice to re-open the Kartarpur hall and in addition the easing of restrictions shall be taken in accordance with the protocols referring to COVID-19.

PSGPC chief Satwant Singh additional mentioned that Sikhs from throughout Pakistan will go to the hall on ninth November. In keeping with him, 500 to 1000 locals go to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib day by day. In keeping with an ETPB official, no perform in reference to the primary anniversary of the inauguration of the hall has been deliberate on the authorities stage. He additional added that the PSGPC is in reality organizing a program by itself.

Earlier in October this yr, the International Workplace had mentioned that Pakistan will rejoice the 551st start anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev from 28th November to 30th November.