Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu welcomes reopening of Kartarpur Corridor
Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday welcomed the central government's announcement to reopen the historic Kartarpur Corridor from November 17.
In a tweet, Sidhu said, "Welcome step....The reopening of the Corridor of infinite possibilities.... invaluable gift for Nanak naam levas.... may the corridor of the Great Guru remain open eternally to shower blessings on one and all..... Sarbat da bhala."
Earlier in the day, Sidhu in a tweet, said, "I urge the Union government to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor, to create a new Darshan Asthan for khule darshan didar for all and to cancel the 3 farm laws on Shri Guru Nanak's Gurpurab, as its a day for reflection, rediscovery and reiteration of Gurus message of peace, harmony & universal brotherhood."
A BJP delegation, led by state chief Ashwani Sharma met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday requesting the opening of the Kartarpur corridor for Gurpurab on Nov 19.
The delegation also met President Ram Nath Kovind and Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday.