Visas to 220 Indian pilgrims to visit temples, after Kartarpur another step from Pakistan
Source :NewsBharati   Date :06-Dec-2018

New Delhi, DEC 6: Visas to over 220 Hindu pilgrims from India was issued by Pakistan high commission, for participation in celebration of 310th birth anniversary of Shiv Avtari Satguru Sant Shadaram Sahib, which held at Sukkur from December 5 to December 16.


This step of Pakistan followed the announcement by both nations about development of the Katarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims.


Sikh and Hindu Pilgrims of India visit Pakistan to celebrate different religious festivals every year, under framework of Pakistan-India protocol on visit to religious shrines of 1974.


Shadani Darbar Tirth, a 300 years old temple is scared place for devotees across the world.Sant Shadaramji Mahraj is believed to be the "Avtar" of "Lord Shiv" and had devoted His whole life to the service of Ultimate God and human being. Many Miracles were Witnessed, delieverd for the benefit of suffered humanity. The Foundation of Shadani Darbar was laid at Hayat Pitafi Tehsil Mirpur Mathelo Dist Ghotki Sindh ( Pakistan ) in the year of 1786 by Saint Shadaram Saheb was born at lahore in punjab in 1708. Sant Shadaram Saheb undertook a long Pilgrimage and reached Mathelo Sindh in 1768, where he ultimately settled and enshrined the Holy Shadani Darbar at Hayat Pitafi.


“The issuance of pilgrimage visas is in line with the government of Pakistan’s efforts to promoting visits to religious shrines and people-to-people exchange, it also reflects the commitment of the government of Pakistan to faithfully implement the bilateral protocol on visit to religious shrines”, statement made by Pakistan’s high commission.


On November 30, the ground-breaking ceremony to the ‘Katarpur Corridor’ on Pakistan side of on international border was performed by Pakistan’s PM Imran Khan.