Tag Archives: Kartarpur Sahib

Sikh bodies seek one-time passport exemption for elderly to visit Kartarpur Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: Giving impetus to the TOI campaign “Endeavour for Passage to Kartarpur,” organizations rooting for the corridor vouched to launch a movement for devotees, who are at the fag end of their lives, but don’t have the means or passports, to help them fulfill their desire to pay obeisance at the historic Sikh shrine in Pakistan, barely 4.5 kms ...

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Pilgrims want corridor to Pakistan shrine

Dera Baba Nanak, Punjab: The formation of a new government in Pakistan may have brought about a thaw in relations between the neighbouring countries, but residents of this border district want more. They want a 4-km-long corridor constructed so that pilgrims do not have a harrowing time paying obeisance at the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan. The distance between Kartarpur ...

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Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan is like Medina for Sikhs

India: In the third of his four-part series that gives a Pakistani perspective on India’s politics, society and economy, Amir Mateen recalls an Indian Sikh’s lament, “Why does Pakistan not allow us to visit Kartarpur Sahib? It’s like Medina to us, the holiest of holy places; how would you feel if Muslims are not allowed to visit Medina or Christians ...

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