‘Discuss Kartarpur corridor with Pak.’


first_imgPunjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought the personal intervention of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in seeking access from the Pakistan government to enable devotees to visit the gurdwara in Kartapur on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. 550th birth anniv.In a letter to the Union Minister, the Chief Minister has urged Ms. Swaraj to take up the matter with her counterpart for having the corridor from the International Border to Kartarpur opened for the duration of the celebrations. “This will allow the faithful to pay their respects at the gurdwara in Kartarpur,” said Capt. Amarinder. He also pointed out that Kartarpur is located across the river Ravi at a distance of around 4 km from the International Border near Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district. Capt. Amarinder noted that the 550th birth anniversary of the first Guru, who breathed his last in Kartarpur, is being observed in November 2019.last_img

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