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Barricades put up by Uttarakhand police to check illegal entry of Kanwariyas in state.(HT Photo)

Kanwariyas using interior border roads to sneak into Uttarakhand to get Ganga waters

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2020 09:10 AM IST
Local villagers and officials pointed out that instead of using the main highway, they are using interior roads to escape checking.
Kanwariyas arrive from Haridwar during the Kanwar Yatra, at NH 58 Meerut road, in Ghaziabad.(Sakib Ali /HT Photo)
Kanwariyas arrive from Haridwar during the Kanwar Yatra, at NH 58 Meerut road, in Ghaziabad.(Sakib Ali /HT Photo)

More chaos likely today as Kanwar rush slows NCR traffic to a crawl

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 07:51 AM IST
The Delhi Traffic Police said that over 2,000 traffic officials will be stationed across the city to manage commuters along with the thousands of Kanwariyas and devotees.
As the SP was away inspecting the Kanwar yatra route, she handed her complaint to the staff in his office.(HT Photo)
As the SP was away inspecting the Kanwar yatra route, she handed her complaint to the staff in his office.(HT Photo)

Mother and daughter drink poison at gates of SP’s office

MEERUT | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 05:39 AM IST
Preeti (38), who belongs to Khorsama village, and the girl were taken by the police to Shamli health centre where they are undergoing treatment.
Senior officials said that they have increased security arrangements across the city for the ongoing yatra and have taken several security and anti-terror measures to ensure “hooligans” do not create any disturbance.(HT Photo)
Senior officials said that they have increased security arrangements across the city for the ongoing yatra and have taken several security and anti-terror measures to ensure “hooligans” do not create any disturbance.(HT Photo)

NCR gears up for Kanwar yatra, security personnel deployed

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 06:53 AM IST
To ensure smooth traffic and safety of pilgrims and the general public, over 6,000 personnel from the police and paramilitary forces will be deployed at around 350 camps, which are set up across the city for kanwariyas.
A Muslim artisan giving final touches to kanwar which is used to carry Ganga water by Hindu pilgrims during a month long religious fair.(Rameshwar Gaur/ HT Photo)
A Muslim artisan giving final touches to kanwar which is used to carry Ganga water by Hindu pilgrims during a month long religious fair.(Rameshwar Gaur/ HT Photo)

The Muslim artisans who create kanwars for Hindu pilgrims

Hindustan Times, Haridwar | By Sandeep Rawat
PUBLISHED ON JUL 18, 2019 04:21 PM IST
The decorated ‘kanwars’ – made of bamboo and used to ferry the holy Ganga water by pilgrims - are made by Muslim community artisans in sub-urban Jwalapur of Uttarakhand.
The officials have also been asked to counsel the policemen to behave decently with devotees, ensure safety and security of women during yatra.(Arijit Sen/HT FILE Photo)
The officials have also been asked to counsel the policemen to behave decently with devotees, ensure safety and security of women during yatra.(Arijit Sen/HT FILE Photo)

‘DJ okay, but no film songs during Kanwar yatra’: UP CM Yogi Adityanath

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 09:46 AM IST
The UP chief minister also instructed the district administration officers to shower flower petals from helicopters on devotees and also monitor crowded areas.
The man said that some people assaulted him and stopped him from offering the Namaz on Friday(File Photo)
The man said that some people assaulted him and stopped him from offering the Namaz on Friday(File Photo)

Muslim man who participated in Kanwar yatra stopped from offering Namaz in UP

Baghpat | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 03:46 PM IST
Police along with prominent citizens of the area are making efforts to resolve the matter through talks
The kanwariyas allegedly attacked the victim with canes and sledgehammers, leaving him critically injured.(Sanchit Khanna/HT photo for representation)
The kanwariyas allegedly attacked the victim with canes and sledgehammers, leaving him critically injured.(Sanchit Khanna/HT photo for representation)

Kanwariyas beat up man after cycle brushes past holy pot in Gurugram

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 10, 2018 03:16 AM IST
Police said a man from Devla village was riding his bicycle when it allegedly grazed the kanwar (pot) of a pilgrim. This enraged the kanwariyas, who were going to the Shiv temple in Rewari, and they attacked the man.
People participate in 'kanwar yatra' on the first day of Sawan month, in Jabalpur on July 28.(PTI Photo)
People participate in 'kanwar yatra' on the first day of Sawan month, in Jabalpur on July 28.(PTI Photo)

Ghaziabad schools, colleges to be closed from Aug 5-9 for Kanwar Yatra

Hindustan Times, Ghaziabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2018 09:38 AM IST
The Ghaziabad administration officials said all schools, both private- and- government-run, have been asked to postpone term examinations scheduled for the period.
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