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Citing the SGPC's "lavish spends" for Guru Nanak Dev's birth anniversary, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said it was evident the Sikh body was flush with funds.
Former PM Manmohan Singh, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu and MP Sunny Deol were among those at Gurudwara Dera Nanak as part of the first batch of pilgrims at Kartarpur.
Amarinder Singh was addressing a public gathering at Dera Baba Nanak, along with PM Modi, before the inauguration of the historic Kartarpur Corridor.
An agreement was signed between India & Pakistan for Kartarpur Corridor on 24 October, 2018, between Ministry of Home Affairs and Pakistan's Foreign Office.
India and Pakistan last week signed the agreement on the Kartarpur Corridor that allows Indian pilgrims to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib without a visa.
India & Pakistan agreed on visa-free travel and a daily limit of 5,000 pilgrims, but the levy of a fee has held up the signing of a draft agreement.
India had earlier expressed concerns about the presence of a leading Khalistani separatist in a 10-member committee appointed by Islamabad.
India & Pakistan held a meeting on Kartarpur Corridor issue while tensions are simmering between both countries.
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The corridor will help Sikh pilgrims visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur on the banks of the Ravi river in Pakistan.