Earlier, the Indian Sikh pilgrims used binoculars to get the glimpse of Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib from the darshan sthal constructed by BSF. This gurudwara is situated 4.5 km away in Pakistan. For next year on the 550th birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Pakistan’s army chief, Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, had assured to open routes for Indian Sikh pilgrims. Pakistan Govt. is planning to allow ‘visa-free direct visit to the gurudwara.