Kartarpur corridor LIVE Improvements: Will visit Pakistan after it ends terror, says Amarinder Singh

The move to open this corridor between your two nations could break the chill in bilateral ties, which had taken a nose-dive in recent years with no bilateral talks taking place.

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu on Mon found its way to Gurdaspur to lay down the foundation natural stone for the construction of the Kartarpur corridor that may link India’s border district of Gurdaspur with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan. Union Transportation Minister Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Food Control Harsimrat Kaur Badal, and Punjab Main Minister Captain Amarinder Singh are also present on the occasion.

To tag the 550th delivery anniversary of Expert Nanak Dev next 12 months, India the other day had decided to build the Kartarpur street corridor up to the international border between India and Pakistan to let Sikh pilgrims visit the gurdwara on the banking institutions of the river Ravi in Pakistan. Both neighboring countries on November 15 experienced made the official announcement in this respect and had made a decision to allow pilgrims go to the holy shrine and never have to secure a visa.

The proceed to open this corridor between the two nations was the first sign of the thaw in bilateral ties, which had taken a nose-dive lately without bilateral talks occurring. The ties between your two countries have been strained following the terror episodes by Pakistan-based groupings in 2016.