Sultanpur Lodhi, June 10 -- The Punjab government is planning to run a free bus service to ferry people to Sultanpur Lodhi during the state-level celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in November.

The free bus rides will be provided till Sultanpur Lodhi from all three connecting routes including Jalandhar, Amritsar and Lodhia. A Kapurthala administration official said as around 30-35 lakh pilgrims are expected to visit Sultanpur Lodhi from November 1 to 20, outer parkings will be developed where all vehicles will stop.

In addition to free bus services, e-rickshaws and ring bus ride will be provided to pilgrims, especially children and senior citizens, to drop them near gurdwara premises, officials said.

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