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PU CSAS organizes seminar on Karkarpur corridor
PU CSAS organizes seminar on Karkarpur corridor

LAHORE: (Thursday, December 13, 2018): Punjab University Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) organized a seminar on ‘Benefit of opening Kartarpur corridor for Sikh community of South Asia’ in its auditorium. University of Education’s Department of History Prof Dr Akhtar Sandhu, GCU Department of Punjabi Assistant Professor Dr Kalyan Singh Kalyan, Director CSAS Prof Dr Umbreen Javaid, faculty members and MPhil/PhD scholars were attended the seminar. In his address, Prof Dr Akhtar Sandhu said that the partition of India’s independence ripped the state of Punjab into two parts and a number of Sikh shrines in Pakistan, Sikhs in India have always longed for easy access to places of pilgrimages. He threw light on the topic and highlighted the importance of Kartarpur corridor for Sikh community, India and Pakistan.
Dr Kalyan Singh Kalyan said that the Kartarpur corridor, when it will become functional will benefit pilgrims from the both sides. He said that Sikhs in Pakistan will be able to visit the shrines in India and those in India will gain easy access to the Sikh shrines on the other side of border.