Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor as the first batch of Sikh pilgrims left for the shrine of Guru Nanak in Pakistan. “With Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s blessings & firm resolve of the Government, #KartarpurCorridor is open & thousands of people go on a holy pilgrimage,” PM Modi tweeted. Earlier today, PM Modi thanked Mr Khan for “understanding the sentiments of India”. “I thank Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan. He understood India’s feelings on the Kartarpur Corridor issue, gave respect and, keeping in view those feelings, worked accordingly,” PM Modi told a gathering at a Border Security Force camp at Shikhaar Masiahan, 8 km from the Dera Baba Nanak Gurdwara.