Kartarpur corridor Updates: Venkaiah Naidu lays foundation stone at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur – see pictures here

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Kartarpur corridor Updates: An event to lay foundation stone on the Indian side of Karatarpur Corridor was held in Punjab's Gurdaspur on Monday.

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Kartarpur corridor Updates: An event to lay foundation stone on the Indian side of Karatarpur Corridor was held in Punjab’s Gurdaspur on Monday. The event was attended by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and a host of other leaders. Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu didn’t take a part in the ceremony.

Kartarpur Sahib, a religiously significant shrine for Punjab’s dominant Sikh community is located across the river Ravi, about four kilometres from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district. Today’s event was held at the Dera Baba Nanak shrine.

The opening of the corridor has also picked up the political colour. One of the ministers in Punjab, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has said that state Congress leaders and ministers have been “ignored”. While in an uexpected gesture, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh slammed Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa for terrorist attacks in Punjab.

Here are all the Updates on Kartapur Corridor opening ceremony:

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14:25 (IST)26 Nov 2018
Earlier in the day: CM Amarinder Singh met India Army Jawans at Dera Baba Nanak

"Reached Army base in Dera Baba Nanak to receive the Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu ji ahead of the foundation stone laying ceremony for the historic Kartarpur Corridor," Punjab CM had tweeted.

14:21 (IST)26 Nov 2018
Historic Day, says Naidu

I am very happy to be present on the historic day today to lay the foundation for a project we have been dreaming of for a long time. It is a day that promises to bring us closer to the Guru we all revere.

14:18 (IST)26 Nov 2018
Dream of Indians will come true, VP Naidu at Kartarpur event

Laying Foundation stone for the Kartarpur Corridor, at Gurdaspur, Punjab today. With this the dream of people of India to visit Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan will come true. Kartarpur Corridor

14:17 (IST)26 Nov 2018
Picture of the day - VP lights lamp at Kartarpur event

The Vice Presdient of India, Venkaih Naidu, has laid the foundation stone at Kartarpur corridor event. "Lighting the lamp at an event to lay Foundation Stone for the historic Kartarpur Corridor, in Gurdaspur, Punjab today," VP Naidu said with a picture.

14:13 (IST)26 Nov 2018
VP Venkaiah Naidu reacts to Amarinder Singh's comments

"I must tell what Punjab CM said, that we can't allow terrorism&can't let innocents die, this isn't going to help, it's not the way; it must be understood. That’s why let this be the start of this great event," VP Venkaiah Naidu was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

13:57 (IST)26 Nov 2018
VP Venkaiah Naidu, chief guest at the event, received by the Governor of Punjab

VP Venkaiah Naidu, chief guest at the event, was received by Governor of Punjab, Shri VP Singh. The vice president shared a picture of the same. "Being received by the Governor of Punjab, Shri V.P. Singh Badnore and others, on my arrival, in Amritsar, Punjab today. I am on my way to Gurdaspur, Panjab to lay foundation for the historic Kartarpur Corridor," he tweeted.

13:55 (IST)26 Nov 2018
VP Venkaiah Naidu chief guest at the event

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is the chief guest for Kartarpur Sahin event. The VP was given guard of honour by the Army today. "Inspecting the Guard-of-Honour given by the Army, on my arrival, at Gurdaspur, Punjab today," the vice president tweeted.

13:49 (IST)26 Nov 2018
Amarinder Singh train guns at Qamar Jawed Bajwa

I would like to ask Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Bajwa something, as a soldier. Which Army teaches to violate ceasefire and kill jawans on the other side? Which Army teaches to send ppl to attack Pathankot and Amritsar? This is cowardness: Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh

13:48 (IST)26 Nov 2018
Punjab CM Amrinder Singh warns Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Bajwa

In an uexpected gesture, Amarinder Singh warned Pakistan Army Chief qamarJawed Bajwa saying that his men will not be allowed to enter in India.

'I am warning you (Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Bajwa), we are also Punjabis, you will not be allowed to enter here and vitiate the atmosphere,' Amarinder Singh said.

Kartarpur corridor Live Updates: The foundation laying ceremony of Indian side of Kartarpur corridor was held in Punjab's Gurdaspur on Monday. The ceremony was attended by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu didn't take a part in the ceremony.
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