Devotees throng Golden Temple on 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev
12, Nov 2019, 10:40 AM
A large number of devotees thronged the Gurudwara Harmandar Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple in Amritsar on the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.
People offered prayers and took a holy dip in the 'sarovar' to mark the celebration.An Indian national residing in Canada expressed gratitude to the government for opening the Kartarpur Corridor.
On November 9, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor at Gurdaspur and Kartarpur respectively, facilitating the visa-free travel of Indian pilgrims to Kartarpur Sahib, which is the last resting place of Guru Nanak Dev.
The corridor connects Dera Baba Nanak in India's Punjab with Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Narowal district of Pakistan's Punjab province.