Char Dham Yatra

Joshimath sinking: Compensation to be decided with stakeholders' interest in mind, says CM Dhami

Several meetings are lined up for the day in which all matters related to Joshimath will be discussed, he added.

published on : 12th January 2023

'No shelters, toilets for pilgrims': Opposition slams Uttarakhand government for Char Dham Yatra 'mismanagement'

The yatra is being conducted on a full scale after a gap of two years due to the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 15th June 2022

Uttarakhand bus mishap: Among 25 MP pilgrims who died, 8 belonged to same village

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan who flew to Dehradun late night on Sunday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each for the next of kin of those who lost their lives.

published on : 6th June 2022

High death toll during 'Char Dham' yatra this year cause of concern, say experts

Of the 78 deaths so far, Kedarnath has reported the highest number of pilgrim casualties with 41 fatalities.

published on : 27th May 2022

Four more pilgrims die in Kedarnath, death toll climbs to 41; registration for pilgrims stop

All four deceased were over 60 years of age, said Rudraprayag Chief Medical Officer BK Shukla.

published on : 27th May 2022

Snowfall, rain disrupt Char Dham Yatra, pilgrims stopped on way to Kedarnath, Yamunotri

Kedarnath began receiving snow early on Tuesday while the lower areas were lashed by rains prompting the authorities to stop the pilgrims for their safety in Gaurikund and Sonprayag.

published on : 24th May 2022

Daily cap on Char Dham pilgrims increased by 1,000

The daily limit for the Himalayan shrines, according to the previous order, was 15,000 for Badrinath, 12,000 for Kedarnath, 7,000 for Gangotri and 4,000 for Yamunotri.

published on : 11th May 2022

Uttarakhand government puts daily limit on number of pilgrims visiting Char Dham shrines

The yatra begins on May 3 and the limit will be in force for the first 45 days, a government order dated April 30 said.

published on : 1st May 2022

Char Dham Yatra: Uttarakhand govt fixes daily limit on number of pilgrims 

The Covid-19 test report is not mandatory but Covid safety protocols including wearing masks and social distancing will be enforced, said officials.

published on : 1st May 2022

Negative Covid report or vaccination certificate not compulsory for Char Dham yatra: Uttarakhand govt 

However, it will be compulsory for them to register on the tourism department's portal before setting out on the pilgrimage, Chief Secretary S S Sandhu said.

published on : 30th April 2022

Char Dham Yatra: Uttarakhand govt training drone pilots for surveillance

The hill state has a total of 170 registered drone pilots who are being trained by the Information Technology Development Agency (ITDA) of the state government. 

published on : 15th April 2022