Kanwar yatra: Uttarakhand to impose Sec 144 at border to restrict pilgrims’ entry

Dehradun (Uttarakhand), July 02 (ANI): Speaking on ‘Kanwar Yatra’ being cancelled in Uttarakhand, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Nilesh Anand Bharne on July 02 said that state government has cancelled ‘Kanwar Yatra’ to Haridwar due to pandemic situation. We are implementing sec 144 at the border. “Written order hasn't come to police yet but in the last meeting with the CM, it was agreed that ‘Kanwar Yatra’ won't be held this year. Police will be present at borders. Pilgrims arriving here despite the order will be sent back. Sec 144 will be implemented,” Uttarakhand DIG told ANI.

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