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Good Decision:  Uttarakhand government suspends Char Dham Yatra in wake of rising Covid cases.

Uttarakhand government suspends Char Dham Yatra

The Uttarakhand government has decided to suspend the Char Dham yatra this year due to rising Covid cases, news agency ANI reported. Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat said that only priests of the four temples will perform rituals and puja. The yatra was scheduled to start from May 14.

The four pilgrimage sites are Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri in Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand CM Tirath Singh Rawat

He said, “Uttarakhand government has suspended Char Dham Yatra this year in view of Covid-19 situation in the state. Only priests of the four temples will perform rituals and puja.”

India has been seeing over 3 lakh new cases every day for over a week now. India has been seeing over 3 lakh new cases every day for over a week now after the country first topped the 300,000 mark on April 22 when 314,835 cases tested positive.

 

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