With the recent opening of the groundbreaking Kartarpur Corridor, millions of Sikhs across the border now have unhindered access to one of their holiest sites in the world, the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, Narowal. Acclaimed photographer Mobeen Ansari travelled to Kartarpur exclusively on assignment for DESTINATIONS to capture the historic event.
Mobeen Ansari is a photojournalist, painter and sculptor based in Islamabad. A graduate of National College of Arts in Rawalpindi, his mission is to promote a positive and often unseen side of his country through his photographs. He has travelled across Pakistan and focuses on places off the beaten path. He has published two photography books: Dharkan: the Heartbeat of a Nation, which features portraits and stories of iconic people and unsung heroes, and White in the Flag, based on the lives and festivities of Pakistan’s religious minorities.