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Pakistan’s Imran Khan lays foundation stone for Kartarpur corridor

Indian artist Gurmeet Singh poses with a paper model of the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan — the focus of the Kartarpur corridor between India and Pakistan — in Amritsar. (Photo: NARINDER NANU/AFP/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Wednesday (28) laid the foundation stone for a corridor linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Kartarpur – the final resting place of Sikh faith’s founder Guru Nanak Dev – to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Gurdaspur district to facilitate visa-free movement of Indian Sikh pilgrims. Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan is located across the river Ravi, about four kilometres from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine. It was established by the Sikh Guru in 1522. The first Gurdwara, Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib, was built here, where Guru Nanak Dev is said to have died. The Kartarpur…

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