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In pics | Kartarpur corridor reopens after 20 months

After being shut for almost 20 months due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Kartarpur Corridor has finally reopened for the public from Wednesday. The first Gurudwara, Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib, was established by Guru Nanak, whose 552nd birth anniversery falls on November 19.
Last Updated : 17 November 2021, 09:05 IST
Last Updated : 17 November 2021, 09:05 IST

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Home Minister Amit Shah announced the reopening of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor from Wednesday to allow Sikh pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan. Credit: PTI Photo
Home Minister Amit Shah announced the reopening of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor from Wednesday to allow Sikh pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan. Credit: PTI Photo
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The visa-free corridor linking the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur with the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, three kms inside Pakistan was shut down in March 2020 following the Covid-19 outbreak. Credit: PTI File Photo
The visa-free corridor linking the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur with the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, three kms inside Pakistan was shut down in March 2020 following the Covid-19 outbreak. Credit: PTI File Photo
The reopening of the four-km long corridor coincides with the 552nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev which falls on November 19. Credit: AFP File Photo
The reopening of the four-km long corridor coincides with the 552nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev which falls on November 19. Credit: AFP File Photo
An official statement said that pilgrimage through the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor would be facilitated as per existing procedures and adherence to Covid protocols. Credit: AFP File Photo
An official statement said that pilgrimage through the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor would be facilitated as per existing procedures and adherence to Covid protocols. Credit: AFP File Photo
A delegation of Sikh leaders from Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir and Delhi had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday with a demand to reopen the Kartarpur corridor for the Guru Nanak birth anniversary celebrations. Credit: AFP Photo
A delegation of Sikh leaders from Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir and Delhi had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday with a demand to reopen the Kartarpur corridor for the Guru Nanak birth anniversary celebrations. Credit: AFP Photo
Earlier this month, Pakistan had urged India to reopen the Kartarpur corridor to allow Sikh pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib during the Guru Purab celebrations. Credit: AP File Photo
Earlier this month, Pakistan had urged India to reopen the Kartarpur corridor to allow Sikh pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib during the Guru Purab celebrations. Credit: AP File Photo
An estimated Sikh Jatha of 1,500 pilgrims will visit Pakistan from November 17-26. Credit: AP File Photo
An estimated Sikh Jatha of 1,500 pilgrims will visit Pakistan from November 17-26. Credit: AP File Photo
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Published 17 November 2021, 06:03 IST

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