Indian Hindu yatrees perform religious rituals at Teri Samadhi in Pakistan

KARAK: 159 Indian Hindu Yatrees among 215 pilgrims performed their religious rituals in the Samadhi of Shri Pram Hans Maharaj here in Teri on Sunday.

The yatree convoy arrived in Pakistan through the Wagah border and then reached Peshawar by air. They were then transported to Teri Samadhi in Karak district under tight security. The Karak police took strong security measures on this occasion.

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Security was directly overseen by District Police Officer (DPO) Karak, Shafiullah Jan, while SP Investigation Zahir Shah monitored the security situation in Teri Samadhi. Three Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSP) along with a large contingent of police officers have been deployed in Samadhi.

Hindu pilgrims expressed satisfaction with the security arrangements and attributed it to high-level protocol.

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Member of National Assembly (MNA) of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Chief Patron of Hindu Council of Pakistan Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vanwani while appreciating the security arrangements said the police in Karak had carried out his duties with full responsibility.

He said the Pakistani government is giving full support to promoting religious tourism in the country. He added that the arrival of Hindu Yatrees in Teri Samadhi will open a new chapter of friendship and trust between the two countries.

Ruth R. Culp