Lahore, December 3, 2023: As per media reports, a Sikh pilgrim, who was the part of Sikh jatha, went Pakistan to commemorate Gurpurb of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, died reportedly due to a cardiac arrest in Lahore, an official said on Sunday.
Currently, over 2,500 Indian Sikhs are in Pakistan in connection with Guru Nanak Dev’s birth anniversary festivities.
According to the news published in The Tribune, Preetam Singh complained of pain in his chest on Saturday evening. He was taken to the Punjab Institute of Cardiology in Lahore where doctors could not save his life, said an official of the Evacuee Trust Property Board, which looks after the affairs of the minorities’ holy places.
He said the body of Singh was handed over to the BSF at the Wagah border where his wife was also present.