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Govt to reopen Kartarpur Sahib corridor from tomorrow, says Amit Shah

02:01 PM Nov 16, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that the government has decided to re-open Kartarpur Sahib Corridor from tomorrow, November 17.

Taking to Twitter, Amit Shah said the decision would benefit a large number Sikh pilgrims and reflected the reverence of the Modi government towards Guru Nanak and the community.

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"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," Amit Shah tweeted.

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Pilgrimage to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara was suspended in March 2020 because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

On November 14, a delegation of Punjab BJP leaders had met the prime minister in Delhi and requested him to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor before Gurpurab.

The Kartarpur Corridor provides Indian devotees visa-free access to the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev.

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