Approximately 39 pilgrims have lost their lives on route to the Chardham Yatra so far, according to Uttarakhand Director-General Health Dr Shailja Bhatt. She further stated that high blood pressure, heart attack and mountain sickness are the prime reasons behind the deaths. Reportedly, health check-ups are being done at various places of the travel for the pilgrims. She further stated that medically unfit pilgrims are being advised not to… read-more
The gates of the Kedarnath temple were closed for the winter season on November 6. Ahead of the closing of portals, priest Baghesh Ling performed the rituals at 8 AM, reported PTI. The five-face idol of Baba Kedar was now shifted to the Omakareshwar temple at Ukhimath for worship during the season. Reportedly, over 2.4 lakh pilgrims visited the shrine since the Chardham Yatra began in September.
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Officials from Legal Services Authority instructed Chamoli, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi to monitor the Chardham Yatra and submit a weekly report to Nainital High Court. The authorities are instructed to monitor that Covid-19 norms are strictly being followed by the devotees and other actions taken by the government for the convenience of travelers. However, earlier Nainital HC imposed a ban on Chardham yatra and allowed only fully vaccinated… read-more
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IRCTC has launched a 16-day pilgrimage tour package of ''Chardham Yatra'' by 'Dekho Apna Desh' Deluxe AC Tourist Train. The 8,500 km journey will start from Delhi's Safdarjung Railway station on September 18, 2021, covering Badrinath, Jagannath Puri, Rameshwaram, and Dwarkadhish. Amid Covid protocols, booking has been restricted to 120 tourists against 156 passengers… read-more
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