Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor, in view of the advance within the Covid situation, to facilitate individuals to go to the historic shrine in Pakistan.
In a letter to the Prime Minister, Captain Amarinder mentioned his Government could be completely satisfied to work along with the Government of India to guarantee adherence to correct Covid-19 protocols, together with testing and vaccination of pilgrims utilizing the Corridor. He hoped for a optimistic consideration by the Prime Minister on this regard.
The Chief Minister identified that the motion of devotees to Kartarpur by the Corridor was suspended in March 2020 due to the Covid outbreak. “The Covid-19 situation in Punjab has proven indicators of great enchancment up to now one month and I’m completely satisfied to share that yesterday, no Covid-19 associated loss of life was reported, after nearly a interval of 1 12 months,” he wrote. He mentioned that within the modified situation, the individuals have clearly once more evinced their need to have darshan at Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur.
The Chief Minister additional mentioned that “we now have been lucky that the Kartarpur Corridor was opened on the auspicious event of the 550th Prakash Purab of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji in November 2019. “It helped fulfil the long-standing demand of “khulle darshan deedar” of the historic Gurudwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur, situated simply throughout the worldwide border in Pakistan,” he added.