Indian on pilgrimage fails to return home from Pakistan | india news

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A search is underway in Pakistan on Sunday to search out an Indian nationwide who went on a 10-day pilgrimage as a part of the Sikh Jatha and has not returned residence.

Amarjit Singh, 24, from village Niranjanpura in Punjab’s Amritsar district, went lacking in Lahore after failing to gather his passport from the Evacuee Belief Property Board (ETPB), the organisation that oversees non secular pilgrimages for minorities in Pakistan.

Officers on the board mentioned that Singh had arrived in Lahore together with different Sikh pilgrims to rejoice Baisakhi competition. His disappearance was solely observed when the entourage he got here together with on April 12 embarked upon the return journey to India. The jatha returned to Amritsar on Saturday.

Singh’s passport, like these of different pilgrims, was with officers of the ETPB, who instantly knowledgeable the upper authorities when Singh failed to gather it throughout the stipulated time.

An preliminary probe discovered that he disappeared upon reaching Lahore from Nankana Sahib. A search to search out him is underway.

Pakistani media speculated that he may have married a Pakistani as did Kiran Bala, who transformed to Islam, and married a Lahore-based man.

Officers of the board and the Pakistan’s international workplace are but to present any assertion on the whereabouts of Singh.

He earlier reportedly labored in Malaysia, however had been dwelling at residence and serving to his household with their agriculture enterprise for previous two months. (With inputs from companies)

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