The body of Indian citizen Sardar Pritam Singh, who was in Pakistan to participate in Guru Nanak's birth anniversary celebrations, was handed over to the Border Security Forces (BSF) of the Indian Army at Wagah-Attari border on Sunday.
Pritam Singh's wife was present at the border to receive the body.
The process of handing over the body was completed under the supervision of Additional Secretary Shireen Rana Shahid Saleem and Pradhan of Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Sardar Ameer Singh.
Along with the body of Pritam Singh, one of his colleagues, Sardar Sukhpal Singh, also left for India via the Wagah border.
Official permission was given by the Ministry of Interior to hand over the body to BSF.
Pritam Singh passed away at the age of 75 on Saturday night. He was born on July 2, 1948 and was a resident of Haryana state of India.
Sardar Pratim Singh's mother's name is Veer Kaur and his wife's name is Gurdeep Kaur.
Sardar Pratim Singh was on a pilgrimage to Pakistan along with other Indian pilgrims to participate in the 554th birth anniversary celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak Devji. He was among the first group of Sikh pilgrims to reach Gurdwara Dera Sahib, Lahore after the pilgrimage to Gurdwara Rohri Sahib in Aminabad on Saturday.
Pritam Singh's condition suddenly worsened and he was rushed to Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) with the help of Rescue 1122 where he died.