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Hemkunt Sahib yatra to resume on September 21

chandigarh Updated: Sep 13, 2013 20:48 IST
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Hemkunt Sahib Yatra

The yatra to Hemkunt Sahib, a Sikh shrine in Uttarakhand, will resume on September 21 after the state government gave its nod to it, an official said on Friday.

Uttarakhand chief minister Vijay Bahuguna has approved resumption of the yatra, state Minorities Commission chairman Narinderjit Singh Bindra told PTI here.

The 19-km-trek route has been repaired from Gobind Ghat to Shri Hemkunt Sahib and three temporary bridges have been built for this year's yatra, he said.

Meanwhile, Madan Singh, chairman of the Shri Hemkunt Sahib Management Trust stated that after consultations with other trustees, the first ardas (prayer) will be held on September 22 at Shri Hemkunt Sahib and the yatra will continue till October 10.