Pakistani pilgrims arrive for Urs

Pakistani pilgrims arrive for Urs

A 462-member pilgrim delegation from Pakistan  reached Ajmer by a special train on Wednesday to attend the 800th Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.

The delegation crossed the Attari border and reached New Delhi on Tuesday evening.

The railways have prepared a tour for the Pakistani pilgrims. A railways official said there was confusion over the exact number of pilgrims from Pakistan. He added that Intelligence Bureau (IB) will ascertain the actual number of Pakistani pilgrims.

 According to Rajasthan Police, they were handed over a list of 463 Pakistani pilgrims but only 462 reached Ajmer. The police are tight-lipped whether there was a mistake in the entry or one of the pilgrims has gone missing.

The special train being run for Urs will return on May 28. There are a total of 10 bogies out of which two are sleepers and the rest are AC coaches, the official added.

The IB has identified the Central Girls School for the stay of these pilgrims. High security will be provided there.

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