A heart-warming exchange between and an Indian Sikh and a Pakistani driver is winning hearts on the internet.
Days after the opening of the historic Kartarpur Sahib corridor between Indian and Pakistan, the video shows the ‘United Punjab’.
The video that surfacing on the internet feature the conversation between Ravinder Singh Robin (a journalist from India) and Saddam Hussain (a Pakistani driver).
“How do you feel about the historic day”, Robin asks Saddam, who was ferrying Indian pilgrims from the Indo-Pak border to Kartarpur Sahib.
With a broad smile on his face, Saddam replies, “I don’t think you are as happy as me. The way my eyes have welled up with tears. I am very happy.”
“Seeing you all, I have that feeling that one has when one go for Hajj. This is the same experience for you,” added Saddam Hussain.
The soul-stirring video has garnered a lot of love from both Indians and Pakistanis on Twitter.
Here are some of the reactions on Twitter:
“I don’t know about you, I am very happy to see you guy here to Visit
expressed ,Sadam Hassan ,who was given task to drive a
shuttle services from Indo Pak Border to #GurdwaraDarbarSahib
through #KartarpurCorridor on Saturday.November 10, 2019
I’ve always believed the warmth,love&hospitality
shown by most ppl in #Pakistan is unparalleled.
Show me one person in #India
who’se words are emotionally as rich as this gentleman’s.
Of course,fanatics are incorrigibly hateful towards #india,
but do we even seek them? #Kartarpur— Ruchika Talwar (@RuchikaTalwar) November 10, 2019
How beautiful! There can’t be any more fine description of this moment than this.
Thanks for bringing and sharing such heartfelt emotions with all of us— Kusum Arora (@Arora24Kusum) November 10, 2019
Regional Councillor in city Brampton, Canada Gurpreet Singh Dhillon also commented on the viral video.
Much love to all the Sikh family who are finally able to visit!
This man said it beautifully on our behalf♥️— My name is Vicky. Vicky Leaks – Jami Day 24 (@cereal_twit) November 10, 2019
The Kartarpur corridor is a land passage between India and Pakistan.
This is amazing 🙏— Gurpreet Singh Dhillon (@gurpreetdhillon) November 10, 2019
To pay their respects at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Punjab, the first batch of Indian pilgrims entered Pakistan through the Kartarpur corridor after partition.
The corridor, which was opened on November 9 and linked Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur in Pakistan’s Punjab district to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab’s Gurdaspur.
Gurdwara Darbar Sahib is believed to be where the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak, died in the 16th century.