Uttarakhand govt strikes excessive courtroom to take away each day cap on Chardham pilgrims



The state authorities has approached the Uttarakhand High Court looking for removing of the each day restrict imposed on the variety of pilgrims visiting Chardham.

Whereas vacating its keep on the Chardham Yatra final month, the excessive courtroom had imposed a each day cap on the variety of pilgrims visiting the Himalayan temples as a precautionary measure in view of the Covid pandemic.

The state authorities, in a modification software filed earlier than the division bench of Justice R C Khulbe and Justice Alok Kumar on Friday, additionally mentioned if the cap can’t be eliminated totally then the restrict ought to be elevated to three,000 for each Badrinath and Kedarnath, 1,000 for

and 700 for Yamunotri.

The present restrict is 1,000 pilgrims each day for Badrinath, 800 for Kedarnath, 600 for Gangotri and 400 for Yamunotri.

The state authorities’s software mentioned that the each day restrict on pilgrims is affecting the earnings of individuals engaged in Chardham-related companies because the yatra, which had a delayed begin, can go on solely until mid-November.

Nonetheless, the courtroom directed that the matter be talked about within the common bench of the Chief Justice on Monday.




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