NEW DELHI: Tears came down rolling their faces when Two Muslim sisters, and their Sikh brother from a village near Dera Baba Nanak, meet after a period of over 70 years. Ulfat Bibi and Mairaj Bibi had separated with their brother Beant Singh in the violence that broke out during the turbulence of partition.
Natives of Paracha village near Dera Baba Nanak, the family was migrating to Pakistan when it lost its son and daughter during the violence that marked Partition. Later his mother found out about his whereabouts through their former neighbour. Since then he has been in touch with his sisters through letters and phone calls.
According to reports, the sisters also appealed to the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to extend Beant Singh’s visa. Recently, India and Pakistan have agreed to open the Kartarpur border corridor the visit of Sikh pilgrims to Kartarpur Sahib, the final resting place of Guru Nanak.