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Pakistani Hindus visiting India urge for Visa extension

ANI  |  Amritsar [Punjab] [India] 

A group of 142 Pakistani pilgrims visiting from on Thursday appealed the to extend their visa and permit them to visit other cities apart from

According to the pilgrims, they have been granted five days visa for visiting

They have requested (MEA) Sushma Swaraj to extend their visa for 15-20 days and permit them to travel "beyond Amritsar".

The Pakistani Hindus have expressed their desire to visit Haridwar to immerse mortal remains of their families into

According to the pilgrims, keeping them away from their religious roots and places in will only encourage their conversion to Islam.

Meanwhile, they also said they failed to celebrate Mahashivratri on Tuesday due to bureaucratic formalities.

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 23:50 IST