13-member Sikh jatha leaves for Pakistan to observe anniversary of the Nankana Sahib massacre
19, Feb 2020, 6:58 PM IST
A 13-member Sikh jatha led by Giani Harpreet Singh, the acting jathedar of Akal Takht, left for Pakistan on February 19. They will be taking part in a function to observe the anniversary of the Nankana Sahib massacre on February 21.
Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (PSGPC) have invited the jathedar for the function. It is reported that under the Gurdwara Reform Movement, over 250 Sikh protesters were killed by the British-backed mahant (religious leader) and his mercenaries.
Besides taking part in the function, the jathedar will pay obeisance at Gurdwaras in Pakistan.