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 be stopped.

In addition to free bus services from other cites to here, e-rickshaws and ring bus services will also be provided to pilgrims, especially to children and the elderly, to drop them near gurdwa...