ADVERTISEMENT

Separated by Partition, Two Friends Reunite at Kartarpur After 74 Years

Mohammad Bashir and Sardar Gopal Singh reunited and reminisced about their childhood days at the Kartarpur Corridor.

Updated
Social Buzz
2 min read
<div class="paragraphs"><p>Two friends, Mohammed Bashir and Sardar Gopal Singh, reunite at the Kartarpur Corridor Inauguration.</p></div>
i

The opening of the Kartarpur Corridor brought with it a heartwarming story of two friends who reunited after 74 years. Sardar Gopal Singh met his childhood friend Mohammad Bashir, who had separated from him after the partition and the reunion is the most wholesome thing you will see today.

ADVERTISEMENT

During the partition, Mohammad Bashir, now 91 years old, went to Pakistan while Sardar Gopal Singh who is 94 years old now remained back in India.

According to a Pakistan news outlet, the two met and reminisced about their childhood memorie. They would often go to the Baba Guru Nanak Gurudwara where they would pray and have lunch and tea together.

They might have been separated at a young age, but their reunion is stealing hearts online. Sikh influencer Harjinder Singh Kukreja took to Twitter to share their story.

"Religion and pilgrimage aside for a moment… this is a heart-warming story from Kartarpur Sahib. The Kartarpur Corridor reunited two nonagenarians friends, Sardar Gopal Singh (94) from India and Muhammad Bashir (91) from Pakistan. They had got separated in 1947," he wrote.

Here is how users reacted to the story:

Separated by Partition, Two Friends Reunite at Kartarpur After 74 Years

(Photo Courtesy: Twitter)

Separated by Partition, Two Friends Reunite at Kartarpur After 74 Years

(Photo Courtesy: Twitter)

Separated by Partition, Two Friends Reunite at Kartarpur After 74 Years

(Photo Courtesy: Twitter)

Separated by Partition, Two Friends Reunite at Kartarpur After 74 Years

(Photo Courtesy: Twitter)

This story of two long lost friends definitely made our day!

(At The Quint, we are answerable only to our audience. Play an active role in shaping our journalism by becoming a member. Because the truth is worth it.)

ADVERTISEMENT
Published: 
ADVERTISEMENT
Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!
ADVERTISEMENT