UP govt to SC: Will hold symbolic Kanwar Yatra with 'appropriate restrictions'

Some breaking news coming in from Uttar Pradesh where, keeping in mind the health of the citizens amid the pandemic, the Supreme Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to consider not holding even the symbolic Kanwar Yatra in the state. Now, the Uttar Pradesh government told the Supreme Court that it has decided to hold the symbolic Kanwar Yatra with appropriate COVID-19 restrictions. However, the apex court said the right to life is paramount and all kinds of sentiments are subservient to Article 21 of the Constitution. Earlier, the UP government decided to allow Kanwar Yatra from July 25, with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's direction the officials had to ensure strict adherence to COVID-19 protocol and safety of the yatris this year. On the other hand, the Uttarakhand government has cancelled the Kanwar Yatra given a possible third wave. Watch the video to know more!

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