Indian Sikh Pilgrims are now allowed to enter 500-year-old Gurudwara in Pakistan
- by disha-gavandi
- Jul 01, 2019 17:48
Earlier, Indians were not allowed to visit the Babe-de-Ber gurdwara a 500-year-old gurdwara in Sialkot city,which is situated in Pakistan's Pujab province, about 140 kms from here. Accorsing to the report now opened its doors for Indian Sikh pilgrims so even the Indians can worship the God.
Several religious sites in Punjab are frequented by Sikhs from several countries including India.The Pilgrims from Pakistan, Europe, Canada and the US were allowed to visit the gurdwara,except the Indians.Now Punjab Governor Muhammad Sarwar directed the province's Auqaf department to include Sikh pilgrims from India to the above list so even they can visit the Sialkot gurdwara.
The Kartarpur corridor is expected to provide visa-free access to Indian Sikh pilgrims to the gurdwara in Kartarpur Sahib which is just four kilometres from the Pakistan-India border, holy place where Guru Nanak spent the last 18 years of his life.According to the report Pakistan will build the corridor from the Indian border to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, while the other part from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur up to the border will be build by India.