Punjab BJP leaders leave for Kartarpur shrine in Pakistan
Several BJP leaders of Punjab on Thursday left for Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan through a visa-free corridor for offering prayers at the shrine dedicated to Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev.
Sharma, who was sporting a turban, said that they were thankful to the prime minister and the home minister for reopening the Kartarpur corridor to allow devotees to offer prayers ahead of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and ministers will also visit the shrine on Thursday.
Security men were deployed in strength in and around Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur on Thursday.
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