Separated By Partition, Siblings Reunite After 75 Years At Pakistan’s Kartarpur

In addition they exchanged presents as a logo of their reunion.


A person and his sister, separated through the Partition 75 years in the past, have been reunited on the landmark Kartarpur Hall, in an emotional assembly made attainable by way of social media, a media report mentioned on Monday.

Mahendra Kaur, 81, from India, reunited together with her 78-year-old brother Sheikh Abdul Aziz from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir on the Kartarpur Hall after they came upon by way of a social media submit that they have been siblings separated through the Partition in 1947, Daybreak Information reported.

In the course of the Partition, the household of Sardar Bhajan Singh from the Indian aspect of Punjab was tragically torn aside when Aziz relocated to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir whereas his different relations remained in India.

He married at a younger age however all the time had a longing to reunite together with his mother and father and different relations.

The 2 households found that Mahendra and Aziz have been certainly estranged siblings after connecting by way of a social media submit detailing the separation of a person and his sister through the Partition.

Overwhelmed with pleasure, Mahendra Kaur repeatedly hugged her brother and kissed his fingers and the 2 households additionally visited Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur collectively, sitting aspect by aspect and sharing a meal on Sunday.

In addition they exchanged presents as a logo of their reunion.

Following the joyful reunion, the Kartarpur administration adorned each households with garlands and distributed sweets.

The Kartarpur Hall hyperlinks Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Punjab province, the ultimate resting place of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev, with the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur district in India’s Punjab state.

The 4 km-long hall supplies visa-free entry to Indian Sikh pilgrims to go to the Darbar Sahib.

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