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Unfortunate Pakistan tried to politicise Kartarpur issue: India

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Thursday described as unfortunate Pakistan's attempt to politicise the issue of opening of the corridor for pilgrims.

said that the opening of the corridor was a fulfillment of a long-pending demand of the community.

"It was unfortunate that has attempted to politicize a religious issue related to the sentiments of the community," he said. "We hope that will take all necessary steps to implement their announcements."

performed the groundbreaking ceremony on November 28 to develop the corridor to link Dera in Gurdaspur in with gurdwara in the presence of Indian Ministers.

Pakistan later said that Khan had bowled a "googly" by taking the initiative of opening the Kartarpur border.

His jibe came after ruled out any dialogue with Pakistan, saying talks and terror cannot go together.

said that Qureshi's remarks exposed that Pakistan had no respect for the Sikh sentiments and it was doing it all for politics.



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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 19:44 IST