India, Nov. 9 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi wore an orange headscarf and offered prayers at Punjab's Ber Sahib Gurdwara at Sultanpur Lodhi on Saturday morning before heading to Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur for the historic opening of the Kartarpur corridor that will link two shrines-one in India and another in Pakistan--dedicated to the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, three days before his 550th birth anniversary.

The 4.7-kilometre-long corridor will connect Dera Baba Nanak Gurudwara in India's Gurdaspur district to Kartarpur Darbar Sahib in Pakistan.

PM Modi will also see off the first batch of pilgrims to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through the Corridor. Giani Harpreet Singh of the Akal Takht is leading the 500-member Indian delegation th...