Punjab & Region

Kartarpur Corridor to be reopened from Nov 17, announces Amit Shah

Kartarpur: A view of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Thousands of Indian Sikh pilgrims are eagerly waiting for the historic opening of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor which will allow their visit to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib from Saturday, amidst conflicting statements by the Pakistani authorities and the army regarding the requirement of passport and the USD 20 facilitation fee. (PTI Photo)(PTI11_8_2019_000181B)
Chandigarh, November 16

The Government of India has decided to reopen Kartarpur from November 17, announced Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

Taking to Twitter, Amit Shah said “In a major decision, that will benefit large numbers of Sikh pilgrims, PM @Narendramodi govt has decided to re-open the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor from tomorrow, Nov 17. This decision reflects the immense reverence of Modi govt towards Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji and our Sikh community.”

“The nation is all set to celebrate the Prakash Utsav of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji on 19th of November and I am sure that PM  @NarendraModi govt’s decision to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib corridor will further boost the joy and happiness across the country,” he further wrote.