Manmohan to attend Kartarpur event

Wednesday 06th November 2019 06:24 EST

India shared the list of 575 pilgrims who will go in the inaugural jatha to Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan through the Kartarpur corridor. The list also had the names of several prominent leaders who will attend the religious event. The names of the leaders include former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Union Ministers Hardeep Puri, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh and other Punjab MPs-MLAs will participate in the event. After a long wait and several discussions, India and Pakistan on October 24 signed the agreement to operationalise the Kartarpur corridor for pilgrims of both the countries. According to the agreement signed by the ministry of home affairs, Indian persons of all faith can visit the place and the travel will be visa-free. However, the agreement will remain in force for 5 years and it can be extended by mutual consent. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the India side of Kartarpur corridor on November 9.

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