AMRITSAR, Nov. 16 -- A fake website claiming to help pilgrims with online registration to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur, in Pakistan through the newly opened visa-free corridor surfaced on Friday, seeking Rs.500 per devotee as charges for filling the form.

As not many people are not fully aware of the procedure of online registration, Tajinder Singh of Kapurthala, who along with his friend wanted to undertake the pilgrimage through the corridor, said when he clicked on the site 'kartarpursahib.in' he was asked to pay Rs.500 per pilgrim.

"When I began to proceed, my friend cautioned me that the website launched by the Union ministry of home affairs is 'https://prakashpurb550.mha.gov.in. I escaped by a whisker from falling victim t...