Kanwar Yatra

No kanwar yatra/shravan mela in Jharkhand's Deoghar

After Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, Jharkhand is the latest to call off kanwar yatra by devotees in view of the pandemic.

published on : 21st July 2021

SC rejects plea for full-fledged annual pilgrimage to Lord Vitthal temple in Maharashtra

As per practice, pilgrims called as 'warkaris', along with over 250 'Palki' undertake the pilgrimage by foot from their respective natives places to the Lord Vitthal temple at Pandharpur.

published on : 20th July 2021

Kanwar Yatra cancelled in Delhi

"No celebrations, processions, gatherings, etc. shall be allowed during forthcoming Kanwar Yatra-2021 starting from July 25 in NCT of Delhi," stated an order issued by the DDMA.

published on : 18th July 2021

VHP objects to easing of Covid restrictions for Eid-ul-Azha in Kerala

Kerala's decision poses 'a huge public health challenge' and it will weaken the nation's fight against the pandemic, VHP chief said.

published on : 18th July 2021

Day after SC rapping, Yogi government cancels Kanwar Yatra in Uttar Pradesh

The Uttarakhand government has already called off the Kanwar Yatra citing fears expressed by experts of a possible third wave of the pandemic and the risk posed by such gatherings.

published on : 17th July 2021

COVID-19: Kanwar Yatra, Shravani Mela unlikely in Jharkhand's Deoghar

The Uttarakhand government has cancelled the annual kanwar Yatra in view of the looming threat of a third wave of COVID- 19.

published on : 17th July 2021

Talking to 'kanwar sanghs' to reach right decision: Yogi government on annual yatra

The statement has come as the Supreme Court on Friday asked the state government to inform it by July 19 whether it would reconsider its decision to hold a "symbolic" Kanwar Yatra.

published on : 16th July 2021

COVID fear: Borders of Uttarakhand to be sealed for Kanwariyas from July 24

However, barring Kanwariyas, there will be no restriction on the movement of others, Uttarakhand Director General of Police (DGP) Ashok Kumar added. 

published on : 16th July 2021

'Right to life is paramount': SC asks UP to reconsider its stand on conducting 'symbolic' Kanwar Yatra

The top court's direction came after the Uttar Pradesh government told the bench that it has decided after relevant discussions to hold a "symbolic" Kanwar Yatra with appropriate Covid restrictions.

published on : 16th July 2021

'Kanwariyas' entering Haridwar despite ban on yatra to be quarantined for two weeks: Uttarakhand DGP

The DGP said if a 'Kanwariya' is seen on the road, he or she should be sent back by a bus or some other means of transport.

published on : 15th July 2021

All govts must take required action to curb COVID-19 spread: Kejriwal on Kanwar Yatra

"COVID-19 is a major pandemic. All the governments and people must take all the required steps to curb the pandemic together," he said.

published on : 15th July 2021

Uttarakhand: Haridwar police warn of action against those trying to enter district for Kanwar Yatra

A warning notice issued by the Haridwar SSP said that a 14-day institutional quarantine is mandatory for people coming from outside.

published on : 15th July 2021

Right Uttarakhand move on Kanwar yatra, put health above polls

The double standard of the authorities is also evident in the Uttar Pradesh government’s decision to press ahead with the Kanwar Yatra in its state from July 25.

published on : 15th July 2021

UP CM has big heart, won't mind cancellation of Kanwar Yatra: Uttarakhand minister

We should have faith in religion but that doesn't mean we can play with lives. The IMA had warned of a third wave. Even the prime minister had expressed concern over it, Subodh Uniyal said.

published on : 14th July 2021

SC takes note of Yogi government's decision to allow 'Kanwar Yatra', issues notice to state, Centre

The bench, also comprising Justice B R Gavai, said that it was "little disturbed" to read that UP has chosen to continue with the Kanwar yatra.

published on : 14th July 2021
1 2 >