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Militants from Pak might come through Kartarpur Corridor: Sampla

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

expressed apprehension on Tuesday that might use the Corridor to push terrorists into

Sampla also hit out at for praising at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Corridor and said the neighbouring nation was using him as a "weapon" to attack

The minister for Social Justice and Empowerment expressed doubt over Pakistan's commitment towards building the corridor.

"We fear that militants will come from there (Pakistan) It is well known that supplies terrorism throughout the world. Therefore, we are concerned about our country," Sampla said while talking to reporters here.

He said some statements by Pakistan ministers have created a stumbling block in this good opportunity.

Sampla was reffering to Pakistan Qureshi, who had said on Thursday that bowled a "googly" to ensure Indian government's presence at the groundbreaking ceremony of the landmark Corridor.

Hitting out at Sidhu for praising the Pakistan at the groundbreaking ceremony of the corridor, he said, "Pakistan now has a weapon named Sidhu which it is using fully. And we are being used. In future, we will have to face a lot of damage because of it. Interest of will be harmed in the long run because of the way Sidhu is aggressive."

He thanked the for taking a decision to build the Kartarpur Corridor, a passage linking Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur - the final resting place of Sikh faith's founder - to in India's district.

Sampla also described as anti-

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 21:40 IST