kanwar yatra

AAP Government Prepares for Kanwariyas With 185 Camps Set Up in Delhi

AAP Revenue Minister Atishi announced in a press conference that, the Kejriwal government is fully prepared to welcome Kanwariyas in Delhi. She added that, this year they have set up 185 Kanwar camps across the city. She also informed that these camps would provide high-quality waterproof tents, medical facilities, clean water, toilets, and furniture.  

Delhi government gears up for Kanwariya season with 185 camps set up

NEW DELHI: The Kejriwal government is leaving no stone unturned to welcome Kanwariyas in Delhi this year. Revenue Minister Atishi in a press release announced that 185 Kanwar camps are being set up across the city, ensuring the best possible facilities for the devotees. These camps will be equipped with high-quality waterproof tents, medical facilities, […]

RLD, NCP oppose Adityanath’s ‘name plate’ mandate for eateries along Kanwar Yatra route 

The move has drawn significant criticism from BJP allies and opposition parties. Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) have led the charge against this order.

Uproar in Bareilly as communities clash over Kanwar Yatra route

Standoff led to a face-off between the two communities, with the police resorting to the use of lathi charge and tear gas to disperse the crowd of Kanwariyas

Army Jawan Killed In Brawl Between Kanwariyas

HARIDWAR: A 25-year-old Indian Army jawan died in a scuffle between two groups of Kanwar pilgrims on Tuesday in Roorkee in Haridwar district. Devendra Chouhan, SHO of Civil Lines Kotwali police station, said, “The case has been registered against 25 unidentified kanwariyas on the charges of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in section 304 […]

Sounds Of Reverence Resonates As Kanwar Yatra Concludes

HARIDWAR: The sounds of ‘Har Har Mahadev’, ‘Jai Bholenath’, ‘Bum Bum Bhole’ resonate through the sky as devotees of Lord Shiva, clad in saffron, thronged Har ki Pauri and other Ganga ghats from across the country as Kanwar Yatra concluded on Sawan Shivratri on Tuesday. Gagan Anand (45), a businessman from Meerut who took the […]

Fake Bomb Scare On Kanwar Train; One Arrested

DEHRADUN: Haridwar Police on Monday arrested a man for making a fake call to the Government Railway Police (GRP) about a bomb in a special train for Kanwar pilgrims. After GRP received a call at around 1.30 am on Monday, a combined team of GRP, Railway Police Force, and state police deployed a bomb disposal […]

Kanwar Yatra: More Than 28 Lakh Pilgrims Visit Haridwar

DEHRADUN: Kanwar Yatra has reached its peak in Uttarakhand as more than 28 lakh pilgrims have reached Haridwar for Gangajal since the Yatra began on July 14. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami who welcomed the devotees carrying Kanwar by washing their feet in Haridwar on Wednesday said, “Our government is committed to providing every facility […]

UP Police Beef Up Security As Kanwar Yatra Resumes

LUCKNOW: As the Kanwar Yatra resumes after a COVID-induced gap of two years, the Uttar Pradesh police have made extensive arrangements to ensure its smooth passage. To maintain the security arrangements, more than 150 PAC companies have been sent out. In addition, 20 companies of central paramilitary forces from the Centre were requisitioned, of which […]

U’khand: Police Bans Tridents, Lathis, Swords In Kawar Yatra

DEHRADUN: Uttarakhand state police has banned carrying tridents, lathis, swords and other ‘weapons’in ‘Shravan Kawar Yatra’ this year which starts today. “We have instructed the police outposts to keep an eye and confiscate such items. Security teams have deployed to ensure smooth yatra this season,” said Janmejay Khanduri, senior superintendent of police, Dehradun. More than […]