Uttarakhand government increases daily darshan limit for Chardham devotees

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India (11/05/2022): The Uttarakhand government, on Tuesday, announced its decision to increase the number of pilgrims by 1,000 each to Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath.

“The government has decided to increase the number of pilgrims at Chardham by one thousand,” Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami said while speaking to a news agency.

With this, 16,000 devotees can visit Badrinath and 13,000 can have ‘darshan’ of the deity at Kedarnath Dham in a day.

Now, as many as 8,000 and 5,000 pilgrims can visit Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham, in a day, respectively.

Earlier, when the pilgrimage began on May 3, only 15,000 devotees were allowed daily at Badrinath, 16,000 at Kedarnath, 7,000 at Gangotri Dham, and 5,000 pilgrims at Yamunotri Dham.

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