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Security tightened ahead of Kartarpur opening tomorrow

Indian Express 2019-11-08 20:59:06

The corridor, connecting the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India’s Punjab with Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur in the Narowal district of Pakistan’s Punjab province, will be thrown open to the pilgrims on Saturday with India and Pakistan set to hold separate ceremonies to mark the occasion. In Picture: A view Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan. (Source: PTI Photo)

Large number of Canadian Punjabis crossing over into Pakistan at Attari JCP for Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary. (Express Photo by Man Aman Singh Chinha)

The agreement to open Kartarpur Corridor will allow 5,000 Indian pilgrims daily to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib where Guru Nanak spent last 18 years of his life. (Express Photo by Man Aman Singh Chinha)

Dozens of buses have been stationed to ferry pilgrims from Wagah.

High level of security for Indian media delegation as they enter Lahore to cover Kartarpur Corridor opening ceremony on Nov 9. Multiple security agencies coordinating including Pakistan Rangers, Punjab Police. (Express Photo by Man Aman Singh Chinha)