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201 pilgrims died during Char Dham: Govt data

Heavy rainfall and subsequent landslides are also posing a major challenge for the state government in the smooth conduct of the pilgrimage.

Devotees going to Kedarnath Temple by mule ride, palanquin and other ways as part of their Char Dham Yatra in Rudraprayag (ANI File Photo)(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Jun 27, 2022 05:41 AM IST

Experts hint at Covid link in deaths during Char Dham

More than 100 people have lost their lives since the pilgrimage started on May 3.

Various scientific research has shown that the adverse effects of Covid-19 is heightened at high altitudes. (ANI)
Published on Jun 06, 2022 12:49 AM IST
By, Dehradun

Char Dham: DGCA advisory on helicopter ops after hard landing in Kedarnath

The incident that prompted the advisory took place on May 31, when the helicopter approached the helipad for landing in Kedarnath. No injuries were reported.

Nine operators fly pilgrims to the helipad at Kedarnath. (File Photo/HT)
Updated on Jun 05, 2022 04:59 AM IST
ByNeha Tripathi, New Delhi

Char Dham yatra: Uttarakhand to screen pilgrims aged above 50 after 101 deaths

The Char Dham yatra began on May 3, after a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The yatra comprises pilgrimage to Yamunotri and Gangotri in Uttarkashi, Kedarnath in Rudraprayag and Badrinath in Chamoli districts -- all located in the mountainous terrain of Garhwal Himalayas.

Devotees going to Kedarnath Temple by mule ride, palanquin and other ways as part of their Char Dham Yatra, in Rudraprayag (ANI File Photo)
Updated on May 30, 2022 02:44 AM IST
By, Mussoorie

99 pilgrims die during char dham yatra

According to officials familiar with the matter, eight more people died during the yatra on Saturday.

“We are making all possible all efforts to prevent the death of the pilgrims most of whom are elderly persons,
Published on May 29, 2022 01:58 AM IST
By, Mussoorie
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