The Chardham Yatra to the 4 well-known Himalayan shrines – Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and the Yamunotri – in Uttarakhand has been postponed in view of the huge surge in COVID-19 circumstances. The Chardham Yatra was scheduled to start on May 14.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat on Thursday stated, conducting the Chardham Yatra amid the raging pandemic will not be attainable. However, the doorways of the 4 Himalayan temples will open as scheduled.
The puja and rituals will likely be carried out solely by the monks and devotees is not going to be allowed. The COVID-19 circumstances have been rising exponentially in Uttarakhand as in numerous different states.
The Himalayan temples of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotrari and Yamunotri are extraordinarily standard and revered by Hindu devotees from internationally.
Earlier a senior official of the Chardham Yatra committee stated the tourism business is struggling badly as a result of pandemic.
“Advance bookings of at least 500 buses for the Yatra by this time of the year was normal, but not a single bus has been booked yet raising concern among people associated with the tourism industry…,” Sudhir Roy, president of the Chardham Yatra administration committee that runs the pilgrimage advised information company Press Trust of India.
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