Indian Punjab Congress president and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu visited Kartarpur Gurdwara on Saturday to attend the ongoing celebrations of the 552nd birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak.
Navjot Singh Sidhu had reached the Kartarpur Corridor earlier in the day to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib.
His visit comes two days after the chief minister of Indian Punjab, Charanjit Singh Chann, and his cabinet members visited Gurdwara Darbar Sahib and performed religious rituals.
Upon his arrival, while speaking to the media, Navjot Singh Sidhu said that he was delighted to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib.
“I have come to the door of Baba Guru Nanak to beg for peace,” he said.
Speaking on the occasion, Sidhu thanked the prime minister for the warm welcome.
His remarks that ‘Imran Khan is like a big brother to me who has showered me with his love’, has irked several Indians and news outlets of the country, resulting in a social media frenzy.
This is Navjot Singh Sidhu’s second visit to Pakistan after the inauguration of Kartarpur in 2019.
Sidhu visited Kartarpur in 2019 when he was formally invited by Prime Minister Imran Khan.