PM will inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on Nov 8: Harsimrat 10k Sikh pilgrims to get Pak visas
Ludhiana: Union food processing minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Saturday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Kartarpur corridor between Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab’s Gurdaspur and Darbar Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan on November 8.
Harsimrat, who was campaigning in Dakha constituency for Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) candidate Manpreet Ayali ahead of the bypoll, said Modi and other Central government dignitaries would come to the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) stage during the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor in November. She said home minister Amit Shah was scheduled to attend the SGPC function on November 11, while PresOn
the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in November this year, Pakistan will issue 10,000 visas to Sikh pilgrims. The first batch of devotees will leave for Pakistan in the first week of November by a special train. The pilgrims will proceed to the Wagah railway station from Atari and then start their journey to the Nankana Sahib. Sikhs will continue to visit Pakistan till November 8.
ident Ram Nath Kovind would preside over the main function at Sultanpur Lodhi on November 12.
She condemned the Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in Punjab for setting up a separate stage for the religious event.
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