Sikh pilgrims take part in a religious ritual on the occasion of the 481st death anniversary of Guru Nanak at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, near the India-Pakistan border on Tuesday. Photo: AFP Sikh pilgrims take part in a religious ritual on the occasion of the 481st death anniversary of Guru Nanak at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, near the India-Pakistan border on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Sikh pilgrims take part in a religious ritual on the occasion of the 481st death anniversary of Guru Nanak at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, near the India-Pakistan border on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus fears prevent Indian Sikhs from visiting Pakistan holy site for festival

  • Travel corridor created last year to let Indian Sikhs visit a holy shrine in northeast Pakistan remains closed on sacred day
  • This year would have been first time Indian Sikhs could cross visa-free into Pakistan to mark anniversary of guru’s death

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Sikh pilgrims take part in a religious ritual on the occasion of the 481st death anniversary of Guru Nanak at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, near the India-Pakistan border on Tuesday. Photo: AFP Sikh pilgrims take part in a religious ritual on the occasion of the 481st death anniversary of Guru Nanak at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, near the India-Pakistan border on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Sikh pilgrims take part in a religious ritual on the occasion of the 481st death anniversary of Guru Nanak at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, near the India-Pakistan border on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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