Millennium Post (Kolkata)
INDIA IN TOUCH WITH PAKISTAN: EAM ON SAFETY OF INDIAN SIKH PILGRIMS
NEW DELHI/LAHORE: India is in touch with authorities in Pakistan regarding safety of over 800 Indian pilgrims whose visit to the neighbouring country has been affected by violent protests in several cities, including Lahore. "Closely tracking developments. In touch with Pakistani authorities and Sikh Jatha.
Will do utmost to ensure security and safe return of pilgrims," External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar tweeted. The minister's response came after President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management committee Manjinder Singh Sirsa, in a tweet, requested Jaishankar to look into the matter of stranded Sikh pilgrims.