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Hindu pilgrims from India reach Sadhu Bela Temple in Sindh

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

29th Nov, 2019. 08:53 pm
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Hindu pilgrims from India reach Sadhu Bela Temple in Sindh

51 Hindu pilgrims from different cities of India have reached Sadhu Bela near Sukkur, province Sindh.

On this occasion, members of the Shri Sadhu Bela Committee welcomed pilgrims from India and gave them flowers garland.

Sources said that Indian pilgrims performed puja at the temple of Bankhandi Maharaj while Hindu pilgrims will also worship in all the temples of Shri Sadhu Bela.

Sources also said that strict security arrangements were made by the police upon arrival of the Indian pilgrims.

Sadh Belo, or Sat, is an island in the Indus River near Sukkur, province Sindh,that is famous for its highly revered Hindu temples.

Sadh Belo is famous for Teerath Asthan which is the biggest Hindu temple in Pakistan.

Earlier, Pakistan has opened gates for the Sikh Pilgrims as historic Kartarpur corridor has been inaugurated by Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Former Prime Minister of India and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu also attended the inauguration ceremony of Kartpur corridor.

More than 10,000 Sikh pilgrims arrived Pakistan to take part in the ceremony.

On the occasion, Manmohan Singh said that it’s a historic day for the Sikh community.

The inauguration ceremony is held three days before the 550th birth anniversary Baba Guru Nanak to be celebrated on Nov. 12.

In a short span of one year, Pakistan has completed the construction, signed an agreement with India after tough negotiations and gifted the Kartarpur Corridor to Sikh community for promoting religious harmony.

Meanwhile, thousands of Sikh pilgrims are on their way to visit Baba Guru Nanak’s shrine- the founder of Sikhism, who died in the 16th Century.

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