Pakistan Government Re-Opened Kartarpur Corridor For Sikh Pilgrims
Dated: 29-Jun-2020 Total Views: 71
The pilgrimage and the registration of the Kartarpur Corridor have been suspended due to the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. As per the Kartarpur Corridor Latest News the government announced to open the corridor for the Sikh pilgrims. All the preparations completed to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor after three and a half months on the death anniversary of Sikh Guru Maharaja Ranjeet Singh as previously it was temporarily closed.
Death ceremony of the Maharaja Ranjeet Singh:
According to the caretaker of Darbar Kartarpur, Head Gobind Singh, the death ceremony of the Maharaja Ranjeet Singh will start around 12’30 clock. However, the entry into the Kartarpur Corridor has been suspended in the wake of the concerns. He furthermore added that " the whole Sikh community is immensely happy after this decision by the Pakistan government "
Sikhs from all across the world will attend this memorial ceremony and also it has also been requested to the Indian government to allow the Sikh pilgrims so that they can visit the Kartarpur corridor on this occasion. Many religious places around the world are opening gradually to facilitate worshippers. So in this regard, the government has also taken necessary steps to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor. Moreover, it is also recommended to strictly adhere to the standard operating procedure to ensure health safety.
Inauguration of Kartarpur Corridor:
Last year on 9th November India and Pakistan after the long term discussion opened the corridor linking Dera Baba Sahib in Gurdaspur in India and Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan. This is considered a great initiative in the history of both countries as they are rivals since their independence. Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara is situated across the river Ravi in the Narowal district of Pakistan, about 4km from the shrine of Dera Baba Nanak.
It is built in the memory of Sikh faith’s founder Guru Nanak Deva and it is his final resting place. He had also spent 18 years of his life in Kartarpur. Indian Sikhs are allowed to visit visa-free round the year to this historic place.
Kartarpur Corridor Tourism:
Kartarpur Corridor Tour from Lahore is also arranged that provides the opportunity to witness the beauty of the corridor. Also, check the Kartarpur Corridor Tour Packages from trips.pk to make your journey memorable. ,
Pakistan announced to open the Kartarpur Corridor on 29th June and informed India about their decision. But the Indian government rejects this offer to reopen the corridor.