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Kartarpur Corridor: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu lays foundation stone in Gurdaspur's Mann village

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 26 Nov 2018, 12:51:06 PM
Guru Nanak had assembled the Sikh community at Kartarpur and lived there for 18 years till he breathed his last in 1539. (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi:

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will lay the foundation stone for the construction of Dera Baba Nanak-Kartarpur Sahib Corridor up to the international border with Pakistan in Mann village in Gurdaspur on Monday. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will also be present on the occasion.

To mark Guru Nanak Dev Ji's 550th birth anniversary in 2019, the Indian government decided on November 22, 2018, to build the Kartarpur road corridor up to the international border between India and Pakistan as an integrated development project. Guru Nanak had assembled the Sikh community at Kartarpur and lived there for 18 years till he breathed his last in 1539.

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I must tell what Punjab CM said, that we can't allow terrorism&can't let innocents die, this isn't going to help, it's not the way; it must be understood. That’s why let this be the start of this great event: VP Venkaiah Naidu.














Punjab CM Amarinder Singh thanks PM Narendra Modi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan for Kartarpur corridor. 



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First Published : 26 Nov 2018, 12:50:50 PM

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