Punjab & Region

Kartarpur corridor reopens for pilgrims, SGPC Jatha leaves to pay obeisance Gurudwara Darbar Sahib

Amritsar, November 17

A jatha of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) will cross over to Pakistan to pay obeisance to the Gurudwara Darbar Sahib and other Gurudwaras through the Kartarpur corridor that reopened today.

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

“We are very happy. We are very grateful to the government for opening the Gurudwara,” said another pilgrim.

Meanwhile, the locals of Dera Baba Nanak of Punjab’s Gurdaspur welcomed the government’s move to reopen the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrimage.

“It is a welcome step. People have been eagerly waiting to offer prayers at the shrine (Gurdwara Darbar Sahib),” Triclochan Singh, a local resident of Dera Baba Nanak told ANI.