NANKANA SAHIB - More than 500 people from both the Hindu and Sikh communities from different parts of the country observed New Year celebrations here Gurdwara Janamastan the other night. After performing their religious rituals, they cut the New Year cake and welcomed the arrival of a new year with fireworks and dance to the beats of drum. They also offered special prayers for the betterment and prosperity of the country.

 On the other hand, the police had taken strict security measures for the occasion. Meanwhile, a group of youngsters including capt Sajjad, Sheikh Khurram and Moon Waqas Awan cut a 10 pound cake to celebrate the new year here at Gole Chaker.