Baisakhi Mela to begin on April 12

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April 04, 2024


The Sikh community will celebrate their vibrant religious festival, Baisakhi, in Hasan Abdal on April 12. The three-day celebrations will be centred around Gurdwara Sri Panja Sahib where all the Sikhs from across the country and several other countries will take part.

The festival is celebrated to mark the beginning of the Sikh New Year. The event symbolises renewal and spiritual rejuvenation.

To welcome the guests and provide security, a meeting was held under the supervision of Attock Deputy Commissioner Rao Atif Raza at Gurdwara Sri Panja Sahib Hasan Abdal on Wednesday.

All the senior officers of the department concerned, including Attock DPO Dr Ghias Gil and Assistant Commissioner Dr Sana Ram attended the meeting.

Attock deputy commissioner said that it is our national duty to provide hospitality to pilgrims participating in Baisakhi Mela from all over the world. He directed the officials concerned that all facilities including accommodation and food should be provided to pilgrims and all departments should be on alert during their stay.

Dr Ghias Gil said that all the security arrangements have been completed and a foolproof security plan has been chalked out. “We want our guests to depart with fond remember and speak positively of their experience.”

Published in The Express Tribune, April 5th, 2024.

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