ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Thursday provided arrival to 500 Sikh pilgrims but India insisted on visa-free get admission to from Pakistan for five,000 pilgrims in line with day to the historical Sikh shrine in Kartarpur, Dunya information mentioned.

according to the internal tale of Indo-Pak assembly to finalise the modalities for the Kartarpur corridor, the Indian delegation insisted for at least five,000 pilgrims consistent with day to be allowed to go to the holy Sikh shrine in the preliminary section.

Pakistan, then again, offered to give get right of entry to to the historic shrine to 500 pilgrims announcing difficulties may be confronted for arrangements of pilgrims.


There are variations among the 2 countries for the way of shipping.

Pakistan wishes pilgrims to return on buses at the same time as India desires Pakistan to allow devotees who need to journey walking to the shrine across the border.

New Delhi insisted that the corridor have to be actually visa-loose and there should no longer be any additional encumbrances within the form of any documentation or process.

Delhi additionally wanted get entry to for each Indians and those of Indian beginning to the shrine.

This became the primary meeting among each nations in connection with the corridor and become held on the Attari-Wagah border at the Indian side in Punjab. The meeting turned into held in a cordial surroundings and officers mentioned the draft agreement to facilitate the passage of pilgrims to Gurdwara Kartarpur.

in advance in a ancient occasion on November 28, top Minister (PM) Imran Khan laid the inspiration stone of Kartarpur corridor which became also attended by means of Indian ministers Navjot Singh Sidhu, Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Hardeep Singh Puri at the invitation of the Pakistan authorities.

The floor-breaking rite was attended by leader of the military personnel Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, overseas Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and different authorities officials.

On March 7, PM Imran Khan had directed the Frontier Works agency (FWO) to make sure well timed of completion of the project on Pakistani facet of the border.

The an awful lot-awaited corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Kartarpur – the final resting area of Sikh faith’s founder Guru Nanak Dev – with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Gurdaspur district and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian Sikh pilgrims, who will must just achieve a allow to go to Kartarpur Sahib.