LAHORE - About 284 Indian Sikh yatrees arrived here on Thursday at the Wahga Railway Station by a special train to observe the death anniversary of Sikh leader Maharaja Ranjeet Singh.

Evacuee Trust Property Board (BTPB) Secretary Muhammad Tariq Khan, Deputy Secretary Imran Gondal, Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) former Pardhan Sardar Bishon Singh and other board official received them warmly at the Wahga railway station.

Sikh delegation head Bilvandar Singh thanked the government and board for receiving them warmly.

After their arrival, the yatrees left for Punja Sahib Hassanabdal where they would stay for three days and perform their rituals. The yatrees will come to Nankana Sahib on June 23 where they will stay for three days and perform religious activities.

After that they will leave for Sucha Sauda, Farooqabad, for performing their rituals.  Then, they will go to Gurdwara Dera Sahib in Lahore on June 26 and would stay.

The main ceremony of anniversary will be held at Gurdwara Dera Sahib on 29th and the yatrees will return India on June 30.