Wednesday, 13 November 2019

PM to inaugurate Integrated Check Post of Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak in Punjab today

Updated: November 9, 2019 10:31 am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Integrated Check Post (ICP) of the Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur, Punjab today. Prime Minister will attend a public meeting at Dera Baba Nanak.

The inauguration of the ICP will facilitate, Indian pilgrims to visit Gurudwara Kartapur Sahib in Pakistan. India has signed the agreement with Pakistan on the 24th of last month on the modalities for operationalization of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor at Zero Point, International Boundary, Dera Baba Nanak.

Union Cabinet had passed a resolution in November last year to celebrate the historic occasion of 550th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Devji in a grand and befitting manner, throughout the country and across the globe. Union Cabinet also approved the building and development of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor from Dera Baba Nanak to the International Boundary to facilitate pilgrims from India to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur around the year, in a smooth and easy manner.

Prior to the event, Mr Modi will pay obeisance at the Ber Sahib Gurudwara in Sultanpur Lodhi this morning. Ber Sahib Gurudwara is the place where Guru Nanak Dev Ji spent more than 14 years of his life and attained enlightenment. He gave the message of humanity and universal brotherhood from this holy place.

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