In view of the canceled Kanwar Yatra on account of COVID-19, the Har Ki Pauri ghat in Haridwar will probably be sealed for Kanwariyas by placing barricades from July 24 to August 6.
The determination was taken throughout the Inter-State Border Meeting was held in Haridwar wherein officers of Uttar Pradesh, Himachal, Punjab, Delhi and (*24*) have been current.
Haridwar SSP Senthil A Krishnaraj S stated that there will probably be no restriction for native and different vacationers coming from outdoors whereas including that solely these passengers with destructive RTPCR inside 72 hours will probably be allowed.
“It has been determined within the assembly that regardless of warnings, strict motion will probably be taken on the boundaries of the district for Kanwariyas going to Haridwar, on this sequence, from July 24 to August 6, Har ki Pauri will probably be utterly sealed for Kanwariyas, ” stated Haridwar SSP.
He additional stated that strict motion will probably be taken in opposition to those that violate the rules below the Disaster Management Act.
Keeping in view the COVID-19 pandemic, the Uttarakhand Government on July 17 canceled Kanwar Yatra for this yr.
The Kanwar Yatra, wherein Shiva devotees from northern states journey on foot or by different means to gather water from Ganga in Haridwar to supply it at Shiva temples of their areas, is ready to start from July 25.
Kanwar Yatra is an annual pilgrimage of devotees of Lord Shiva to Hindu pilgrimage websites of Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of River Ganga. Later, the holy water is allotted as choices to Lord Shiva in temples.
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