Uttarakhand HC suspends Char Dham Yatra; says Kumbh gathering could have aided virus spread

Despite several states relaxing lockdown measures amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Uttarakhand High Court has suspended the Char Dham Yatra. There are four holy shrines in Uttarakhand dedicated to Hindu Gods and holy rivers of India. The four shrines are situated within the Garhwal Region. These are collectively referred as "Char Dhaam of Uttarakhand" . Pilgrims from all over India and abroad visit the shrines as "Char Dhaam Yatra". The HC has said that it understands people's religious sentiments but has such gatherings cannot be allowed at the cost of people's lives. The High Court has also called out the Uttarakhand government for lax arrangements to tackle the COVID situation. Watch the full video to know the whole story!

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