Indian actor turned politician Sunny Deol arrives in Pakistan
*New Delhi: *
Actor-politician Sunny Deol will be part of the inaugural procession visiting Pakistan to attend the opening of the Kartarpur corridor, the Punjab Chief Minister's office was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
Apart from Mr Deol, the first group of Sikh pilgrims includes former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh link, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and Union Ministers Hardeep Puri and Harsimrat Kaur Badal. Congress MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu link was also given political clearance to visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib by the foreign ministry on Thursday.
India had sent a list of the 550-member jatha or delegation attending the November 9 event in Kartarpur, and presumes it stands confirmed by Pakistan, the ministry said.
Sunny Deol, who was the BJP's star candidate in Punjab during the national election, had prayed at the Gurdaspur Gurdwara before starting his poll campaign.