Kartarpur Corridor inauguration Highlights: PM Modi inaugurates ICP, pilgrims enter Pakistan via corridor

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Updated:Nov 09, 2019 4:04:48 pm

Kartarpur Corridor news: Located on the banks of Ravi river, Kartarpur Gurdwara is just over four km from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab.

Kartarpur Corridor inauguration LIVE, Guru Nanak Jayanti, Narendra Modi, Kartapur updates, Imran Khan, Dera Baba Nanak, Amarinder SinghPakistani PM Imran Khan announced that Indian pilgrims can travel via Kartarpur corridor without a visa.

Kartarpur Corridor Highlights: India and Pakistan are coming together to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikh Religion Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the ICP at Kartarpur Corridor to provide Indian pilgrims easy access to one of Sikhism’s holiest shrines in the Pakistani town of Narowal. Pakistani PM Imran Khan announced that Indian pilgrims can travel via Kartarpur corridor without a visa. Kartarpur corridor connects Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Gurdaspur to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan’s Narowal. Kartarpur Gurdwara is known as the the final resting place of Sikh faith’s founder Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

Located on the banks of Ravi river, Kartarpur Gurdwara is just over four km from the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab. On the Pakistani side PM Imran Khan will inaugurate the corridor. Financial Express Online brings to you minute-by-minute update of the historic day for Sikh Devotees. Stay tuned:

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    14:47 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Flag of jatha handing over

    PM Modi hands over the flag of Jatha to Jathedar Akal Takht.

    14:20 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: First Jatha enters Kartarpur Corridor

    The first batch of the Indian pilgrims entered Pakistan on Saturday through the historic Kartarpur corridor which was opened by PM Modi ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.  The corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab's Gurdaspur. (PTI)

    13:59 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Modi meets ex-PM Monmohan Singh

    Punjab: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Former PM Dr.Manmohan Singh at inauguration of the Integrated Check Post of the #KartarpurCorridor at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur.

    13:40 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: WATCH | Modi inaugurates ICP
    13:33 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Narendra Modi inaugurates ICP at Dera Baba Nanak

    PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Integrated Check Post (ICP) or passenger terminal at Dera Baba Nanak. This will connect with Kartarpur Gurdwara on pakistan side via corridor. PM Modi has also flagged off the first jatha.

    13:20 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Modi with Sunny Deol

    PM Narendra Modi with Akali Dal leader Sukhbir Singh Badal and BJP MP From Gurdaspur and Bollywood actor Sunny Deol.Image

    13:18 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Modi participates in Langar with Punjab CM
    13:13 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Modi says corridor will serve thousands of pilgrims

    In his speech PM Modi has said that Kartarpur Corridor and the Integrated Check Post will serve thousands of pilgrims everyday. First Sikh Guru Shri Guru Nanak dev ji's teachings are being translated into various languages so that the next generation can also be enriched from them, he added

    12:55 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Opening of corridor moment of immense happiness, says PM
    12:42 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Modi to flag off first Jatha

    PM Narendra Modi will flag off the first Jatha to Pakistan which will have 500 pilgrims visiting the holy Gurudwara Darbar Sahib. It includes eminent Indians including former PM Manmohan Singh, Members of Parliament, SGPC members, Punjab MLAs, and others.

    12:39 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Modi on Corridor

    Will be easy to pay obeisance at Darbar Sahib gurudwara after opening of Kartarpur corridor: PM Modi at Dera Baba Nanak

    12:27 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Modi finishes his speech

    PM Narendra Modi has finished his speech at Dera Baba Nanak on the ocassion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji and opening of Kartarpur Corridor ICP.

    12:22 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Sikhs to benefit from removal of Article 370, says PM Modi

    Sikhs will benefit from the removal of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. They will get equals rights in these areas as any other Indian citizens, PM Modi said.

    12:20 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: To start a new train for Sikh pilgrims, says PM Modi

    PM Narendra Modi says that a special train will connect all places related to Guru Nanak Dev ji. railways will also run special trains to connect other Sikh Shrines in Amritsar, Keshgarh, Anandpur, Damdama, Patna and Nanded.

    12:19 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE - Amritsar to have a interfaith university: PM Modi

    PM Narendra Modi: Gurubani to be translated in different Language of the world. Thanks UNESCO for the work. To promote research on Guru Nanak Dev ji  a University in Britain and a Canadian University are working. Amritsar to have a interfaith university.  

    12:07 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Narendra Modi thanks Pak PM Imran Khan

    PM Narendra Modi has thanked Pakistan PM Imran Khan and everyone who worked to complete Kartarpur Corridor on Pakistan's side. 

    12:05 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Narendra Modi speaking at ICP opening

    PM Narendra Modi is speaking at Kartarpur Corridor opening at Dera Baba Nanak. He thanks Punjab Govt, SGPC, and everyone who contributed in its construction. He Thanks Pakistan PM Imran Khan as well. 

    11:42 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Punjab CM Singh speaking at ICP opening

    Punjab CM Amarinder is is speaking at the opening ceremony of the Passenger terminal or Integrated Check Post (ICP) fo Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak.

    11:30 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Narendra Modi at Dera Baba Nanak to inaugurate passenger terminal

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is at Dera Baba Nanak to inaugurate passenger terminal or ICP for Kartarpur Corridor. He is accompanied by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, Former CM Parkash Singh Badal, Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal and others. A prayer ceremony is going on. 

     
     
     
    11:19 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Why is Sultanpur Lodhi famous

    Guru Nanak Dev had spent 14 years of his early life at Sultanpur Lodhi and used to take daily bath in the holy Kali Bein. Sultanpur Lodhi city is decked up with flowers, hoardings and several colourful gates to welcome the pilgrims. A bicycle company of Ludhiana is also providing bicycles free of charge to devotees to commute in the city.

    10:53 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Modi at Dera Baba Nana, Sidhu reaches ICP

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived at Dera Baba Nanak. He met Former Chief Minister of Punjab, Parkash Singh Badal. Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives at Integrated Check Post of Kartarpur Corridor.

    10:48 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Watch: Kartarpur Corridor Kartarpur Corridor between India-Pakistan to open; Top facts you must know

    10:45 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: First Jatha arrives at Kartarpur
    10:43 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Tricolour on on a 300-ft-tall post

      India's national flag has been hoisted at the site on a 300-ft-tall post.  On November 22, 2018, the Union Cabinet had passed a resolution to celebrate the historic occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in a "grand and befitting manner", throughout the country and across the globe.  The Cabinet had also approved the building and development of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor from Dera Baba Nanak to the international boundary, to facilitate pilgrims from India to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, round the year, in a smooth and easy manner. 

    10:32 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Facilities at Karatpur Corridor

    The Kartarpur project was executed by central government agency -- Land Ports Authority of India.  It has all the necessary public amenities such as kiosks, washrooms, child care, first aid medical facilities, prayer room and snacks counters inside the main building.

    10:22 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Details regarding need of Passport

    The Kartarpur Corridor, which provides a visa-free access to Indian Sikhs to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, will be inaugurated on Saturday by Prime Minister Imran Khan to mark Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev’s 550th birth anniversary. Read More

    10:16 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Passenger terminal design inspired by 'Khanda' sahib

    PM Modi will inaugurate the state-of-the-art passenger terminal building today at Dera Baba Nanak. Its design inspired by 'Khanda' which a symbol of faith in Sikh community, has been constructed on 18 acres of land. The building has been constructed on 15 acres of land. The fully airconditioned building, akin to an airport, has over 50 immigration counters for facilitating about 5,000 pilgrims a day. It has all the necessary public amenities such as kiosks, washrooms, child care, first aid medical facilities, prayer room and snacks counters inside main building.

    10:06 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: First batch to reach the ICP shortly

    The first batch of pilgrims include former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Akal Takht jathedar Harpreet Singh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, former CM Parkash Singh Badal, Sukhbir Singh Badal, Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Navjot Singh Sidhu. SGPC members and all the 117 MLAs and MPs from Punjab including ministers are also part of the 'jatha'.  Punjab Minister Tript Rajinder Singh said that all members of first batch have been asked to reach by 10 am.

    10:02 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh part of the first jatha

    Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will carry a silver chhatra (canopy) and ‘rumala’ given to him by Delhi Congress for offering at the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan. Singh will join the first ‘jatha’ (delegation) which will visit Kartarpur Gurdwara via new corridor on the occasion of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji. Read More

    09:54 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Modi to flag off first batch of over 500 pilgrims

    PM Narendra Modi will flag off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrims who will travel via Kartarpur Corridor to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib which is being thrown open on the occasion of 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev. Prime minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate passenger terminal building, also known as Integrated Check Post, where pilgrims will get clearance to travel through the newly-built 4.5 km-long Corridor.

    09:52 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Decision to open corridor "Historic"

    Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday termed as "historic" the opening of the corridor but made it clear that the initiative was not an indication of Pakistan's willingness to engage in dialogue with India. 

    09:51 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Sikh pilgrims express their happiness

    "This is a momentous occasion for us. We are so happy. The corridor should have been built long back," said Manjit Singh, a Sikh from Gurudaspur to PTI.

    09:45 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: PM Modi at Ber Sahib Gurudwara

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited Ber Sahib Gurudwara, in Sultanpur Lodhi and paid obeisance. This Gurdwara is associated with the life of the first Sikh Guru Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji. 

    09:38 (IST)09 Nov 2019
    Kartarpur Corridor LIVE: Captain Amarinder Singh welcomes PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived at Sultanpur Lodhi. He will pay obeisance at famous Sikh shrine Ber Sahib Gurudwara. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh received him. PM Modi is here to inaugurate the Integrated Check Post of  Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur.

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