Sikh Pilgrims Enter Pakistan As Kartarpur Corridor Opens for Pilgrims

Pakistan High Commission in India tweeted, “Indian Sikh pilgrims warmly welcomed by Pakistan on their arrival through Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, today.”

The visa-free 4.7-kilometre long corridor, Kartarpur  joins the Indian border to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan for Sikh pilgrims. It became operational in the year 2019 but was shut for a long time in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Kartarpur corridor reopened today and a jatha of Indian pilgrims of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) crossed over to Pakistan today to pay obeisance at the Gurudwara Darbar Sahib.

Gruvinder Singh, a pilgrim said, “We are going on a nine-day trip. We will be visiting Kartarpur Sahib, Nankana Sahib, Dera Sacha Sauda, Dera sahib”.

Pakistan is looking forward to hosting devotees from India for the birthday celebrations of Baba Guru Nanak, said the high commission.

Pakistan High Commission in India tweeted, “Indian Sikh pilgrims warmly welcomed by Pakistan on their arrival through Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, today.”

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