A heartfelt video has been making rounds on the social media which features two brothers who have reunited after 74 years. The brothers were separated during India-Pakistan Partition in 1947, got reunited in Kartarpur Sahib Corridor after 74 years.
Habib, resident of Phullanwal area of India’s Punjab met his younger brother Mohammad Siqqique, who lives in Faisalabad in Pakistan via the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor that connects Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan to the Indian border.
The brother couldn’t hold back their tears as they hugged each other embracing their memories, while the crowd had gathered around to watch this reunion. As they walk off, they talk about breaking bread together.
Post the meeting, Habib appreciated the initiative of the Kartarpur corridor which allowed him to reunite with his sibling.
The 4.7 kilometre Kartarpur Corridor was reopen by PM Modi-led BJP government in November 2019. Later, the corridor was closed citing to the pandemic and reopened again in November 2021, after one and a half years closing in March 2020.