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572. 

Nagar kirtan from Pakistan reaches this country for the first time since Partition.

[A]. Sri Lanka
[B]. Bangladesh
[C]. India
[D]. Saudi Arabia

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev , the Sikhism founder, a Nagar Kirtan , a Sikh religious procession was taken out for 1st time after Independence from Nankana Sahib district(birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev) of Pakistan's Punjab province to Attari village in Amritsar,Punjab Indian side through the Attari-Wagah land route. The procession which comprising around 500 Sikh devotees will halt will at Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala district of Punjab after passing through various cities and towns. The procession carrying the holy Guru Granth Sahib was organized by Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), an apex religious body of the Sikhs with the support from both Indian and Pakistani authorities.

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