The cartarpur corridor reopened from today
The Union Government has decided to open the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on punjab border from Wednesday in honour of the pilgrims of sikh community. Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced this good news for Sikh pilgrims on Twitter. Shah noted that the decision reflects the modi government’s sincerity and respect for Guru Nanak Dev and sikh community. He reiterated that the Modi government’s decision will greatly benefit Sikh pilgrims.
Home Minister Amit Shah expressed hope that the sindhant announced by the Modi government while preparing to be celebrated by the Sikh community as a festival of expression on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, which will be celebrated on November 19, will enhance peace and harmony among the countrymen.
The 4.7 km long corridor connects Pakistan’s Gurdwara Darbar Sahib with the Indian border. The Cartarpur Corridor, which opened in November 2019, had been closed since March 2020 due to the epidemic covid-19 outbreak. Last week Pakistan had called upon the Indian government to open the Cartarpur Corridor.
The Modi government will be able to visit The Holy Gurudwara Sahib at the upcoming Prakash Utsav today to reopen the Cartarpur Corridor connecting Gurudwara Sahib, known as the last bedroom of Sikh ism founder Guru Nanak Dev. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh welcomed the central government’s decision. It may be noted that pilgrims can visit Gurudwara Sahib without a visa.