The yatra which goes through the Lipulekh Pass in Pithoragarh district was suspended in 2020 after the pandemic struck, and the suspension continued through 2021.
While addressing a rally on April 30, the Congress President had announced that he will undertake the Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage post-Karnataka Assembly elections.
Four members of a family will also be able to go in the same batch keeping in mind the concerns of applicants for their family members.
India and China today agreed to resume the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through the Natha Lu route in Sikkim, 10 months after the pilgrimage was stopped following the Doklam standoff.
The govt is engaged with China on the issue of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via the Nathu La route which was not undertaken this year in the aftermath of the military face-off between India and China
The Foreign Ministry spokesman's statement comes days after it closed the Nathu La route in Sikkim over a face-off between Indian and Chinese troops along the Sino-Indian border.