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Kartarpur Corridor

US Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visits Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

A view Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of the passenger terminal building of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side, also known as Integrated Check Post, in Gurdaspur. Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor here and flagged off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrims.

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Gurdwara Darbar Sahib illuminated ahead of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, at Kartarpur in Narowal district of Pakistan.

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A devotee poses for photograph with Pakistan rangers at Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan.

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Indian cricketer turned politician Navjote Singh Sidhu addresses during the inauguration ceremony of Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan meets former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh during the inauguration ceremony of Kartarpur corridor at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets former prime minister Manmohan Singh during the inauguration of the passenger terminal building of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side, also known as Integrated Check Post, in Gurdaspur. Modi inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor here and flagged off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrims.

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Sikh devotees gather near the zero line in large numbers to pay obeisance as they face Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan on the day of the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor at Gurdaspur.

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Sikh pilgrims visit the shrine of their spiritual leader Guru Nanak Dev, at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Sikh devotees stand near the zero line as they pay obeisance facing the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara on the day of the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor, in Gurdaspur.

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Sikh pilgrims arrive to visit the shrine of their spiritual leader Guru Nanak Dev, at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Sikh pilgrims visit the shrine of their spiritual leader Guru Nanak Dev, at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Sikh pilgrims visit the shrine of their spiritual leader Guru Nanak Dev, at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Sikh pilgrims visit the shrine of their spiritual leader Guru Nanak Dev, at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, center, claps during the inauguration ceremony of Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Sikh pilgrims visit the shrine of their spiritual leader Guru Nanak Dev, at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Pakistan. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated a visa-free initiative that allows Sikh pilgrims from India to visit one of their holiest shrines.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi eats 'langar' after inaugurating the passenger terminal building of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side, also known as Integrated Check Post, in Gurdaspur. Modi on Saturday inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor here and flagged off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrims.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives for the inauguration of the passenger terminal building of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side, also known as Integrated Check Post, in Gurdaspur.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of the passenger terminal building of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side, also known as Integrated Check Post, in Gurdaspur.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of the passenger terminal building of the Kartarpur corridor on the Indian side, also known as Integrated Check Post, in Gurdaspur. Modi inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor here and flagged off the first batch of over 500 Indian pilgrims.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils a plaque during the inauguration of the integrated check-post of Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur. Also seen is Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

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Pakistan rangers stand guard at Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib, in Pakistan. The Kartarpur Sahib Corridor linking Dera Baba Sahib in Gurdaspur in India and Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan was thrown open on Saturday, in a historic people-to-people initiative, sparking a glimmer of hope for improvement in the strained ties between the two countries.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives a memento from Punjab CM Capt. Amrinder Singh on the occasion of Guru Nanak Dav Ji's 550th birth anniversary celebrations, at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal and others at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal and others at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Sikh devotees at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab.

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A view of the integrated check-post of the Kartarpur Corridor during its inauguration, at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur. The corridor connects the Dera Baba Nanak in India's Punjab with Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province.

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Sikh devotees visit Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib ahead of the celebrations of the 550th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Nanak Dev ji, in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the inauguration of the integrated check-post of Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and BJP actor Sunny Deol at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets with an NRI delegation, which will use Kartarpur corridor to reach Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur (Pakistan), at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives 'parsad' after paying obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab. Prime Minister Narendra will flag off the first batch of 500 pilgrims, which includes former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, for the Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab. The Prime Minister Narendra will flag off the first batch of 500 pilgrims, which includes former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, for the Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Ber Sahib in Sultanpur Lodhi, Punjab. The Prime Minister Narendra will today flag off the first batch of 500 pilgrims, which includes former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, for the Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being received by Punjab Governor VP Singh Bhadnore on his arrival at the airport in Amritsar. The prime minister will inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak.

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A view of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan.

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A view of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan.

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A view of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan. Thousands of Indian Sikh pilgrims are eagerly waiting for the historic opening of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor which will allow their visit to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib from Saturday, amidst conflicting statements by the Pakistani authorities and the army regarding the requirement of passport and the USD 20 facilitation fee.

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A delegation of Delhi Congress leaders led by DPCC President Subhash Chopra felicitate former prime minister Manmohan Singh ahead of his visit to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan through Kartarpur corridor, at former's residence in New Delhi.

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Sikh devotees leave for Pakistan via Attari-Wagah border to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, at Attari about 35km from Amritsar

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Sikh devotees leave for Pakistan via Attari-Wagah border to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, at Attari about 35km from Amritsar.

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Sikh devotees leave for Pakistan via Attari-Wagah border to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, at Attari about 35km from Amritsar.

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Sikh devotees wave as they leave for Pakistan via Attari-Wagah border to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, at Attari about 35km from Amritsar.

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A picture of Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur also called Kartarpur Sahib that was posted by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on his twitter account.

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A picture of a gallery at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur also called Kartarpur Sahib that was posted by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on his twitter account.

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Pilgrims from New Delhi shout religious slogans after paying obeisanceĀ at Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib, located across the border, with the help of binoculars at Zero Point near Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district.

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Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary (Internal Security) SCL Das along with other officials poses for photographs after signing an agreement with Pakistan on the Kartarpur corridor at Zero Point near Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district. Kartarpur corridor will connect the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab with Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan.

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Construction work underway at the Kartarpur Corridor in India's side. The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims, who will only have to obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib.

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Construction work underway at the Kartarpur Corridor in Pakistan side.

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Construction work underway at the Kartarpur Corridor in Pakistan side.

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Construction work underway at the Kartarpur Corridor in Dera Baba Nanak. The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims, who will only have to obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib.

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Pakistani workers give finishing touches to the shrine of Sikh spiritual leader Guru Nanak Dev, in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Kartarpur Corridor Project Director Atif Majid address journalists at the site of the corridor in Narowal, 125kms from Lahore in Pakistan. Majid told the visiting journalists that so far 86 per cent of the work on the corridor has been completed and it will be opened on November 9.

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Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary (Internal Security) SCL Das (L) before addressing the media along with other delegation members following their meeting with Pakistan counterparts during the third round of talks on 'Kartarpur Sahib Corridor', at Attari Wagha border. The corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district of Punjab and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims, who will have to just obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib, which was established in 1522 by Sikh faith founder Guru Nanak Dev.

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Pakistani delegation address the media before coming to India for the third round of talks on 'Kartapur Sahib Corridor', at Wagha-Attari Border.

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The Indian delegation headed by SCL Das, Joint Secretary (Internal Security) in Ministry of Home Affairs, along with other delegation members returns after the second round of talks with Pakistan to finalise modalities of the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims, at Attari near Amritsar.

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SCL Das, Joint Secretary (Internal Security) in Ministry of Home Affairs, and other officials on their return after the second round of talks with Pakistan to finalise modalities of the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims, at Attari near Amritsar.

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Pakistan Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad Faisal briefs the media before the meeting with Indian officials at Wagah border, near Lahore, Pakistan. Pakistani and Indian officials met at Wahga joint border point for procedural talks on finalizing the opening of Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh pilgrims.

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Heavy machines at work beyond the border fence for the construction of the Indian side of Kartarpur corridor, in Gurdaspur district.

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Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, SCL Das, addresses a press conference after a meeting with the delegates from Pakistan, in Attari. India today sought visa-free access from Pakistan for 5,000 pilgrims per day to the historic Sikh shrine in Kartarpur.

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Indian and Pakistani officials during a bilateral talk meeting held in relation with the construction of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor that will connect pilgrims to the Gurdwara in Kartarpur Sahib, at Attari-Wagha Border, in Attari.

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Pakistani delegation cross the Attari-Wagah border for a bilateral talk to negotiate a mechanism to govern operations of the Kartarpur Corridor, which will provide visa-free access to Indian Sikh pilgrims to the Gurdwara in Kartarpur Sahib, in Attari.

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An architecture design of the Passenger Terminal Building, approved by Ministry of Home Affairs, to be constructed for the Kartarpur corridor, in Gurdaspur.

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Navjot Singh Sidhu speaks in Kartarpur

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Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives after attending the groundbreaking ceremony for the Kartarpur Corridor, at the India-Pakistan Wagah Post, about 35km from Amritsar.

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Former president of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee Paramjit Singh Sarna along with his brother Harvinder Singh Sarna returns to India though Attari-Wahag border near Amritsar a day after attending the ground-breaking ceremony for the Kartarpur Corridor.

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Visiting Indian Sikh pilgrims visit the shrine of their spiritual leader Guru Nanak Dev in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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A view of the shrine of Sikh leader Guru Nanak Dev in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Former cricketer-turned-Indian politician Navjot Singh Sidhu addresses during ground breaking ceremony for Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan's Kartarpur.

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Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu addresses a crowd during a ceremony in Kartarpur, Pakistan.

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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan addresses during a ceremony in Kartarpur, Pakistan. The crossing, known as the Kartarpur corridor is a rare sign of cooperation between the two nuclear-armed rival countries.

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, cricketer-turned-Indian politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal and others during ground breaking ceremony for Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan's Kartarpur.

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, cricketer-turned-Indian politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal during ground breaking ceremony for Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan's Kartarpur.

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Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan shakes hands with cricketer-turned-Indian politician Navjot Singh Sidhu during ground breaking ceremony for Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan's Kartarpur. Khan attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the first visa-free border crossing with India, a corridor that will allow Sikh pilgrims to easily visit their shrines on each side of the border.

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Pakistani officials take a selfie with Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu as he arrives in Pakistan to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor at Nankana Sahib, in Wagah.

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Union MoS (I/C) in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal before leaving for Pakistan to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of Dera Baba Nanak-Kartarpur Sahib corridor via Attari-Wagah border, about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Union MoS (I/C) in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri and Union Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal leave for Pakistan to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of Dera Baba Nanak-Kartarpur Sahib corridor, via Attari-Wagah border about 35 km from Amritsar.

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Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) President Gobind Singh Longowal (C) along with other SGPC members crosses over to Pakistan through the Wagha border to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor at Nankana Sahib.

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Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, center, arrives at the Pakistani border post Wagha near Lahore, Pakistan.

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Pakistan Rangers personnel greet Punjab Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu as he crosses over to Pakistan through the Wagah border to attend the groundbreaking ceremony of the Kartarpur Corridor at Nankana Sahib.

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Former Indian cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives at Pakistani border post Wagha near Lahore, Pakistan. Sidhu led his delegation to Pakistan for the groundbreaking ceremony of Kartarpur corridor on Wednesday, to give access to Indian Sikh pilgrims to visit the shrine of their spiritual leader Guru Nanak Dev in Pakistan.

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Amritsar Lok Sabha MP Gurjit Singh Aujla carries a pot containing holy water from the pond of Golden Temple, while on his way to Pakistan to attend the ground breaking ceremony of Kartarpur Corridor at Narowal, in Pakistan, in Attari.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu hands over to Dera Baba Nanak MLA Sukhjinder Randhawa an earthen pot containing holy water from Golden Temple Sarovar, which will be sprinkled at the beginning of the construction of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib corridor during its foundation stone laying ceremony, in Gurdaspur. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh are also seen.

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Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh addresses during the foundation stone laying ceremony for Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, at Dera Baba Nanak, in Gurdaspur.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu speaks with Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh during foundation stone laying ceremony for Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, at Dera Baba Nanak, in Gurdaspur.

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Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh with others during foundation stone laying ceremony for Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, at Dera Baba Nanak, in Gurdaspur.

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