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The Char Dham shrines were opened for pilgrims on July 1 this year by the state government.(HT Photo)

Gangotri shrine portals close after 23,000 pilgrims visited shrine amid pandemic

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 06:23 PM IST
The pilgrimage to Gangotri, part of the famous Uttarakhand Char Dham Yatra’ was affected this year due to the coronavirus disease.
Special sacred forest patch Badrivan (The Forest of Lord Badri) where four sacred plant species associated with Lord Badri-the deity enshrined at Badrinath, have been grown(HT Photo)
Special sacred forest patch Badrivan (The Forest of Lord Badri) where four sacred plant species associated with Lord Badri-the deity enshrined at Badrinath, have been grown(HT Photo)

In line with PM Modi’s vision, sacred forest patch set up en route Badrinath

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 03:42 PM IST
The plant species from Badrivan- the forest area close to Badrinath shrine with typical vegetation-- have been planted at this special sacred forest patch.
The Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakahnd is one of the four pilgrimage sites of Char Dham Yatra.
The Kedarnath shrine in Uttarakahnd is one of the four pilgrimage sites of Char Dham Yatra.

In Unlock 1, Uttarakhand to resume Char Dham yatra and tourism activities

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2020 04:16 PM IST
The Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand comprises four pilgrimage sites -Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath.
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