Uttarakhand govt cancels Kanwar Yatra amid fears of 3rd COVID wave

Dehradun (Uttarakhand), July 13 (ANI): The Uttarakhand government on July 13 cancelled the annual Kanwar Yatra amid fears triggered by a possible 3rd COVID wave. Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said, “We discussed with higher officials & with officials from neighbouring States and decided that we will not hold Kanwar Yatra at this time. A variant has been found in Gadarpur so we don't want to make Haridwar the center of COVID”.

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