At least 700 pilgrims and more in the coming days are expected to pass through the border into Pakistan without a visa to pray at the shrine of the founder of their religion, Guru Nanak.
The two countries plan to give special permits to pilgrims to access the shrine of Guru Nanak through a corridor built on both sides of the border every day beginning next month.
Many Indian Sikhs believe that peace between India and Pakistan is possible because people from both the countries share common history and culture, and they get along very well.
Could the opening of the Kartarpur Crossing, to facilitate the Sikh community on both sides of the Pakistan-India border, be a step towards talks or initiating a peace process? The Indian media and the Indian government are not interested.
Pakistan PM Imran Khan says his party and the powerful army are "all on one page" to mend ties with its arch-foe, during a rare ceremony for the first visa-free border crossing for Indian Sikh pilgrims.
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