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Kartarpur corridor open for pilgrims

Kartarpur: Ahead of Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti (November 19) Guru Parv, the central government has given a gift to Sikh devotees. Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday announced that the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor has been reopened from Wednesday. After that today the first batch is going to visit the Gurudwara. The Kartarpur Corridor, which opened in November 2019, was closed in March 2020 due to the pandemic.

Amit Shah tweeted: Where it is learned that Home Minister Amit Shah had tweeted announcing that, “Decision to resume the movement of devotees through the corridor leading to Kartarpur Sahib at Narowal, Shri Reflects the immense reverence of the Modi government towards Guru Nanak. Dev-ji and our Sikh community,” Home Minister Amit Shah continued with his statement that the nation began celebrating the Prakash Utsav of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji on November 19. Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi welcomed the Centre’s decision and said that the state cabinet will be part of the group that will be held on November 18 at the Gurdwara in Pakistan. will visit.

In view of Corona, several conditions will have to be followed for traveling on the Kartarpur Corridor:

The temperature of all the devotees will be checked.
Masks and social distancing have been made mandatory.
– The Kovid guidelines applicable in Pakistan will also be applicable in Kartarpur.
Sanitization tunnel has been installed in the Gurudwara premises.
– RT-PCR is not necessary at the Gurudwara.
– Passengers with symptoms will be isolated.

Not only this, the 4.5 km long corridor connects the Dera Baba Nanak temple in Gurdaspur in Punjab with Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, a small town in Pakistan’s Punjab province, about 4 km from the international border. It was here that Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism, spent the last 18 years of his life.

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