April 25, 2010 3:03:51 am
A delegation of United Sikh Mission met Rahul Gandhi,General Secretary,AICC,and demanded the creation of a peace corridor linking Dera Baba Nanak post in Gurdaspur to Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan. Amarjit Singh Tikka,former working President of the Punjab Youth Congress met Gandhi along with other members of the mission. Tikka said that Kartarpur gurdwara was visible from the Gurdwara Dera Baba Nanak near the border. The distance from the Indian border in Dera Baba Nanak is 1.25 km only. So a corridor should be created so that people can go in the morning and can comeback by evening with visa formalities,he added. He said that Ambassador UNO John McDonald Chairman and CEO institute of multi track diplomacy had also agreed to this demand.
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