Mumbai: In another much-awaited event of the day PM Narendra Modi will be inaugurating the historic Kartarpur Corridor.
The corridor will be connecting the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district with Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan.
Modi will also inaugurate the passenger terminal building, also known as the Integrated Check Post, where pilgrims will get approval to travel through the newly-constructed 4.5 km long corridor.
Ahead of the ceremony, PM Modi paid his obeisance at Ber Sahib Gurdwara here on Saturday located in Sultanpur Lodhi.
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Sultanpur Lodhi city has been decorated with flowers, hoardings, and several colorful gates to welcome the pilgrims.
Wearing an orange headcover, the Prime Minister offered his prayers at the gurdwara. After paying his obeisance, he was garlanded with a sacred ‘chadar’.
Union Minister Harsimrat Badal and Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh were also present with Modi at the gurdwara.
Later, Modi is slated to inaugurate the Kartarpur Corridor”>Kartarpur Corridor in Gurdaspur district. The 4.7-kilometer-long route will connect Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur and Gurdwara Kartarpur Darbar Sahib in Pakistan.
Modi is also scheduled to participate in a public program at Dera Baba Nanak.