Uttarakhand: Devotees flocking to Char Dham Yatra: More than 3 lakh devotees visited since start of yatra
In Uttarakhand, Chardham Yatra is in full swing. More than three lakh devotees have visited Char Dham since the start of the yatra. The state government and District administration are continuously monitoring the arrangements for Yatra.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami and Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj have appealed to the pilgrims to register for the Yatra. Chief Minister has appealed to the physically unwell devotees to travel only after consulting a doctor.
Since the start of the Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand on May 3, more than 30 pilgrims have died en route, mainly due to cardiac-related issues like heart attack, hypertension, or other comorbidities.
The state health department has started the facility of health screening at the entry and registration site of Char Dham Yatra, following the instruction of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.
Registration has been made mandatory for the convenience of the pilgrims. The Char Dham Yatra to the four famous Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand commenced on May 3 with the opening of the Gangotri and Yamunotri temples.
The famous Lord Shiva shrine, Kedarnath opened on May 6 and the doors of Badrinath were thrown open for the public on May 8.
The holy CharDham Yatra 2022 is witnessing many stories of faith and humanity, which need to be told. Our series #ShubhYatra has just started, and it is here to narrate many more tales of faith. pic.twitter.com/7vr8MdAkeq
— Uttarakhand Tourism (@UTDBofficial) May 15, 2022