A visa-free border crossing and religious corridor, the Kartarpur corridor connects Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan with Gurudwara Dera Baba Nanak in India. Since the Kartarpur corridor was opened, many families who separated in 1947 have reunited. The recent story of the Muslim sister and a Sikh brother uniting will make you emotional.
The Siblings reunited after 75 years
Chandigarh-based journalist Man Aman Singh Chhina tweeted about the union of siblings separated during the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947. The brother of the sibling duo is a Sikh living in India and the sister is a Muslim living in Pakistan. The siblings who had been separated for 75 years finally reunited through the Kartarpur corridor. The reporter tweeted that opening the corridor is a huge advantage as it helps people reconnect with their long-lost families.
One of the biggest advantages of Kartarpur Corridor has been that long separated siblings from 1947 have been able to meet each other.
Just watched a video of a Indian brother and his Pakistani sister meeting in Kartarpur.
Makes the eyes well up. pic.twitter.com/AY4ZAUQ2yG
— Man Aman Singh Chhina (@manaman_chhina) May 16, 2022
Netizens reacted emotionally
As soon as the reporter tweeted this, netizens flooded the tweet with reactions. Many have commented on this by expressing how much the union is making them emotional. Some have called it super heart touching and overwhelming. There were also many users who called the 1947 partition the biggest mistake in the history of India. There have been many stories of union rounding up since the corridor opened, including the recent one where two brothers got together.