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Sikh Body Wants Indian Government to Reopen Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) has demanded that the government of India should reopen Kartarpur Sahib corridor for yatris. The corridor which connects Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab with Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of East Punjab was opened in November last year to allow Sikhs from eastren side to visit the sacred place of Kartarpur Sahib, once inhabited by Guru Nanak Ji.

China Welcomes Opening of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor [Read Full Text of Statement]

China has welcomed opening of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor. Responding to question on November 11, China's Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said "We noted the reports and welcome the positive interaction between India and Pakistan".

We Are Not Only Opening Border But Also Our Hearts For The Sikh Community: Imran Khan’s Message on Opening of Kartarpur Corridor

"Today we are not only opening border but also our hearts for the Sikh community", Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said today in a special message on the opening of Kartarpur Sahib corridor. 

Kartarpur Corridor: Punjab Govt. & SGPC Should Share $20 Fee of Yatris Who Couldn’t Afford

Dal Khalsa has urged the Punjab government and the SGPC to equally share the financial burden of pilgrims who couldn’t afford $20 fee proposed by Pakistan for visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through Kartarpur Sahib corridor.

Pakistan Sends Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Agreement Draft to India

Reports in Pakistani media say that Government of Pakistan has sent final draft of the proposed bilateral agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor to the Government of India which is being built between East and West Punjab. Kartarpur Sahib corridor will connect Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib in West Punjab with Dera Baba Nanak in East Punjab to allow yatris from eastern side of Punjab to visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib without visa.

Pakistan Ready to Open Kartarpur Corridor, Welcome Sikhs on 550th Parkash Gurpurb: Pak Minister Qureshi

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has reportedly said that despite tensions with India, Pakistan stands ready to open the Kartarpur Corridor and welcome the Sikhs on the occasion of 550th Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Nanak Ji.

India and Pakistan Hold Talks at Attari About Kartarpur Sahib Corridor; Next Round on April 2

Amidst easing tension Officials from India and Pakistan met Thursday amid easing tensions to discuss opening a visa-free border crossing to allow pilgrims to easily visit a Sikh shrine just inside Pakistan.

Joint Statement of India And Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor After March 14 Meeting

The officials of India and Pakistan held a meeting at Wagah-Attari crossing point between East and West Punjab. The meeting was held on East Punjab side. A joint statement was issued after the meeting.

China Welcomes India and Pakistan’s Move to Open Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

In an expected move, the China on Monday (Dec. 3) welcomed India and Pakistan's move to open the Dera Baba Nanak to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, saying strengthening dialogue between them and properly addressing their differences means a lot to the world peace and development.

Sikh Jatha Of 2500 Yatrees Arrives At Lahore To Celebrate Gurpurabh

A Sikh jatha of 2500 yatrees left for Pakistan to celebrate the 548th Praksah Purabh on November 4 of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikh religion,

Jatha Of 300 Sikhs To Leave For Pakistan Despite MEA’s Roadblocks, SGPC Stays Out

As per the media reports despite the hurdles being faced from union ministry of external affairs a jatha of 300 Sikhs will leave for Pakistan to observe death

SGPC Jatha Denied Visas to visit Pakistan for observing Shaheedi Gurpurab as MEA did not grant clearance

In the midst of on going bilateral tensions between India and Pakistan, the Sikh Jatha from Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) will not travel

Haryana Committee to seek separate Yatri quota to visit Gurdwaras in Pakistan

Kaithal, Haryana (July 29, 2014): According to YesPunjab news portal, Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) wants a separate quota for Sikh pilgrims from Haryana for visit to Sikh Gurdwaras in Pakistan.

Haryana Committee to seek separate Sikh yatri jatha quota to visit Gurdwaras in Pakistan

Kaithal, Haryana (August 01, 2014): The leader of the newly formed Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) are planning to file their claim for separate quota for Sikh Yatris from Haryana for visit to Historic Sikh Gurdwaras in Pakistan. After the partition of 1947 many Sikh historic places, including birth place of Guru Nanak Ji, Guru Ramdas Ji and place of martyrdom of Guru Arjan Ji, are now part of Pakistan.

Gurdwara Singh Sahib Sahiwal, Pakistan

Historic Sikh Gurdwara in Pakistan feared to be illegally encroached

Lahore, Pakistan (June 21, 2013): As per certain media reports in yet another disappointing incident, a land mafia in Pakistani has sought for the illegal selling of land falling under the premises of a Sikh Gurdwara. The 2 story building of Gurdwara Singh Sabha in Sahiwal is feared to be bulldozed any time during the upcoming week. The Gurdwara is located in the commercial zone at a distance of 250 km from Sahiwal and it will be illegally sold to construct a plaza in its place.

Pakistan to declare Panja Sahib as ‘Holy City’

Chandigarh, Punjab (June 15, 2013): It is learnt tht Arif Chaudhry, President of Pak-Indo Friendship Association reportedly hinted on June 14, 2013 that the Government of Pakistan may declare “Panja Sahib” as a holy city. Panja Sahib (Hassanabdal) is located near the frontier province of Pakistan. Panja Sahib is believed to house a rock with the hand prints of the founder of Sikh religion, Guru Nanak. It is considered to be a holy pilgrimage site for Sikhs all over the world and thousands of Sikh devotees pay visit to Sikh place every year.

Sikh Jatha gets 15 days visa to Pakistan to observe martyrdom day

Lahore, Pakistan (May 28, 2013):As per media reports the Government of Pakistan has decided to issue a 15 day pilgrim visa to the Sikh sangat visiting Gurudwara Dera Sahib in Lahore from East Punjab. A special train carrying 1,000 Jatha members would leave East Punjab for Pakistani Punjab on 4 June and stay until 18 June.

Flower show at Sarabha Nagar Gurdwara in Ludhiana on Sikh Environment Day

Gurdwaras in Pakistan observed the Sikh Environment day for the first time

Lahore, Pakistan (March 16, 2013): It is learnt that for the first time, 35 gurdwaras in Pakistan mainly in Sindh and Balochistan, and in Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak, joined Sikh institutions in India and abroad in observing Sikh Environment Day.

Martyrdom day of Saka Nanakana Sahib Shaheeds observed by Sikhs in Pakistan

Nankana Sahib, Pakistan (February 21, 2013): As per information the martyrdom Day of Shaheeds of Saka Nankana Sahib is being observed is being observed at Nanakana Sahib in Pakistan from from February 19 to 21, 2013.

DSGMC to undertake Kar Sewa at two Gurdwaras in Pakistan

Ludhiana, Punjab (December 22, 2012): According to media reprots the Pakistan government has authorized the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) to undertake renovation work at two historic Sikh Gurdwaras situated in the Pakistan.

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