Kartarpur, Pakistan

Kartarpur
Kartarpur (Punjabi, undefined, (Gurmukhi): ਕਰਤਾਰਪੁਰ) is a town located in the tehsil Shakargarh, Narowal District in Punjab, Pakistan.wikipedia
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Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur

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At the location Guru Nanak is believed to have died, the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib was built.
Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur, also called Kartarpur Sahib, is a gurdwara in Kartarpur, located in Shakargarh, Narowal District, in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

Dera Baba Nanak

Gurdwara Dera Baba Nanak
But Guru Nanak's son saved the urn containing his ashes and reburied it on the left bank of the river, where a new habitation was formed, representing the present day Dera Baba Nanak.
Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru settled and mingled with the Almighty near the village Pakhoke Mehmaran, opposite to the present town and named it Kartarpur - a town which lies over the border in Pakistan.

Sikhism

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Located on the right bank of the Ravi River, it is said to have been founded by the first guru of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, where he established the first Sikh commune.
Nanak conferred his choice at the town of Kartarpur on the banks of the river Ravi.

Guru Nanak

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Located on the right bank of the Ravi River, it is said to have been founded by the first guru of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, where he established the first Sikh commune.
Around the age of 55, Nanak settled in Kartarpur, and lived there until his death in September 1539.

Punjabi language

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Kartarpur (Punjabi, undefined, (Gurmukhi): ਕਰਤਾਰਪੁਰ) is a town located in the tehsil Shakargarh, Narowal District in Punjab, Pakistan.

Gurmukhi

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Kartarpur (Punjabi, undefined, (Gurmukhi): ਕਰਤਾਰਪੁਰ) is a town located in the tehsil Shakargarh, Narowal District in Punjab, Pakistan.

Shakargarh

Shakargarh tehsil
Kartarpur (Punjabi, undefined, (Gurmukhi): ਕਰਤਾਰਪੁਰ) is a town located in the tehsil Shakargarh, Narowal District in Punjab, Pakistan. The Radcliffe Line awarded the Shakargarh tehsil on the right bank of the Ravi river, including Kartarpur, to Pakistan, and the Gurdaspur tehsil on the left bank of Ravi to India.

Narowal District

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Kartarpur (Punjabi, undefined, (Gurmukhi): ਕਰਤਾਰਪੁਰ) is a town located in the tehsil Shakargarh, Narowal District in Punjab, Pakistan.

Punjab, Pakistan

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Kartarpur (Punjabi, undefined, (Gurmukhi): ਕਰਤਾਰਪੁਰ) is a town located in the tehsil Shakargarh, Narowal District in Punjab, Pakistan.

Pakistan

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Kartarpur (Punjabi, undefined, (Gurmukhi): ਕਰਤਾਰਪੁਰ) is a town located in the tehsil Shakargarh, Narowal District in Punjab, Pakistan.

Ravi River

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Located on the right bank of the Ravi River, it is said to have been founded by the first guru of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, where he established the first Sikh commune.

Partition of India

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During the 1947 partition of India, the region got divided across India and Pakistan.

Radcliffe Line

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The Radcliffe Line awarded the Shakargarh tehsil on the right bank of the Ravi river, including Kartarpur, to Pakistan, and the Gurdaspur tehsil on the left bank of Ravi to India.

Gurdaspur district

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The Radcliffe Line awarded the Shakargarh tehsil on the right bank of the Ravi river, including Kartarpur, to Pakistan, and the Gurdaspur tehsil on the left bank of Ravi to India.

Imran Khan

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On 9th November 2019, Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the opening of a cross-border Kartarpur Corridor allowing Indian Sikhs to visit Pakistan without a visa.

Visa policy of Pakistan

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On 9th November 2019, Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated the opening of a cross-border Kartarpur Corridor allowing Indian Sikhs to visit Pakistan without a visa.

Narendra Modi

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On same day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor at Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdsapur, India and flagged off the first Jatha (batch) of over 500 Indian pilgrims thanking Pakistani premier Imran Khan for "respecting the sentiments of India" towards the shrine across the border that marks the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.

Jatha

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On same day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kartarpur corridor at Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdsapur, India and flagged off the first Jatha (batch) of over 500 Indian pilgrims thanking Pakistani premier Imran Khan for "respecting the sentiments of India" towards the shrine across the border that marks the final resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev. Under the leadership of Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh, the first Jatha traveled through the corridor into Pakistan to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur whuch included former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Akal Takht

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Under the leadership of Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh, the first Jatha traveled through the corridor into Pakistan to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur whuch included former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Jathedar of Akal Takht

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Under the leadership of Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh, the first Jatha traveled through the corridor into Pakistan to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur whuch included former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Manmohan Singh

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Under the leadership of Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh, the first Jatha traveled through the corridor into Pakistan to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur whuch included former Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Gursharan Kaur

The delegation also included ex-PM's wife, Gursharan Kaur, Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Sunny Deol, and 150 Indian parliamentarians.

Punjab, India

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The delegation also included ex-PM's wife, Gursharan Kaur, Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Sunny Deol, and 150 Indian parliamentarians.

Amarinder Singh

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The delegation also included ex-PM's wife, Gursharan Kaur, Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Sunny Deol, and 150 Indian parliamentarians.

Navjot Singh Sidhu

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The delegation also included ex-PM's wife, Gursharan Kaur, Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Sunny Deol, and 150 Indian parliamentarians.