Direct flights sought for Hazur Sahib
Amritsar: The SGPC has appealed the Centre to start direct flights from Amritsar to Takht Sri Hazur Sahib, Nanded, and increase air-conditioned bogeys of the Sachkhand Express.
Committee chief Avtar Singh Makkar sais this while welcoming a nagar kirtan jatha which reached here from Hazur Sahib. This procession was part of a series of programmes being conducted by the DSGMC to observe the 300 years of martyrdom of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur.
Earlier, Takht Sri Hazur Sahib’s head granthi Kashmir Singh, Giani Ram Singh, Rajinder Singh Pujari, Amrik Singh, Surjit Singh, Bhagwinder Singh and others were presented siropas.
They apprised that the jatha would join the mega programme scheduled by DSGMC to observe the martyrdom of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur on June 24.