Char Dham Yatra Guidelines: The Uttarakhand government has issued guidelines for Chardham Yatra. Along with registration, devotees will also need an e-pass to travel to Chardham.
Char Dham Yatra Guidelines: Uttarakhand government has issued guidelines for Chardham Yatra. Along with registration, devotees will also need an e-pass to travel to Chardham. Along with this, either both doses of vaccine or corona negative certificate has also been made mandatory. SOP issued by the government (Char Dham Yatra 2021) According to this, even the negative report of corona should not be older than 72 hours.Also Read – Have you not taken the COVID Vaccine, now you will not be able to go out in this city; many restrictions imposed
A day earlier, the Uttarakhand High Court lifted the ban on the maximum daily number of pilgrims visiting the Chardham Yatra. This means that there will be no limit on the number to go on the Chardham Yatra. A division bench of Chief Justice RS Chauhan and Justice Alok Kumar Verma lifted the ban on the maximum number of devotees in the Chardhams following the Kovid protocol. Also Read – Coronavirus cases In India: Less than 2.5 lakh active cases of corona, 18,833 people infected in a day
Uttarakhand Govt issues SOP for Char Dham Yatra; registration & e-pass will be mandatory for ‘darshan’ in the four dhams. Along with this, it’s necessary for devotees to have either both the doses of #COVID19 vaccine or negative COVID report not older than 72 hours
— ANI (@ANI) October 6, 2021
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The court, however, has said in its order that it will be necessary for every passenger coming to Chardham to have a negative test report of Kovid-19 and vaccination certificate. Apart from this, police force will be deployed as per requirement during Chardham Yatra in Chamoli, Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi districts. Badrinath in Chamoli district, Kedarnath in Rudraprayag district and Gangotri and Yamunotri temples are located in Uttarkashi district.
Earlier, the High Court had fixed the maximum number of devotees for darshan in the four Dhams. The number of devotees was fixed at 1000 per day for Badrinath, 800 for Kedarnath, 600 for Gangotri and 400 for Yamunotri. Apart from fixing the maximum daily number of pilgrims, the High Court had also banned bathing in any reservoir or spring located around the Dhams. However, the state government had filed an affidavit in the High Court requesting the court to increase the number of pilgrims visiting the Chardham Yatra by amending its earlier order.
(Input: ANI, Language)