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India, Pakistan Make Advancement On Corridor For Sikh Pilgrims

Many Sikhs see Pakistan as the place where their religion began: the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, was born in 1469 in a small village near the eastern Pakistani city of Lahore (Photo: NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

India on Thursday (22) approved the building of a new border entry point and road connecting the northern state of Punjab to the border with arch-rival Pakistan, making it quicker and easier for Sikh pilgrims to visit a holy site. Muslim-majority Pakistan has also decided to open the corridor on its side of the border and prime minister Imran Khan will lay the foundation stone this month, foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said in a Tweet. Many Sikhs see Pakistan as the place where their religion began: the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, was born in 1469 in a small…

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