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Majority in India appreciating Kartarpur Sahib corridor: Khan

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Pakistani on Thursday said he was sure majority of the people in would appreciate the steps taken by the two countries in building the Sahib corridor, a long-pending demand of the community.

The foundation stone of the much-awaited corridor was laid by on Wednesday at in in a grand ceremony.

"The I know -- majority must be appreciating it (corridor)," told reporters here.

The much-awaited corridor will connect Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur - the final resting place of faith's founder Dev - with in India's district and facilitate visa-free movement of Indian pilgrims, who will have to just obtain a permit to visit Kartarpur Sahib, which was established in 1522 by Dev.

The corridor is expected to be completed within six months.

Thousands of Sikh devotees from visit every year to celebrate the birth anniversary of

India had proposed the corridor to around 20 years back.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 17:45 IST