Tag Archives: Gobind Ghat

Hemkunt Sahib Yatra To Start From September 21

Hemkunt Sahib Yatra will resume from September 21. This was confirmed by Narinderjit Singh Bindra, spokesperson, Hemkunt Sahib Trust yesterday. He said Uttrakhand government has given permission to start Hemkunt Sahib Yatra from September 21. The Yatra will be open till October 10. The Yatra will start on September 21 from Gurudwara Gobind Ghat after Ardas ceremony. Vijay Bahuguna, Chief ...

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Hemkunt Sahib Yatra likely to resume later this month

Patiala, Punjab: The yatra of Hemkunt Sahib, a Sikh religious place in Uttarakhand, is likely to resume by later this month if the situation improves at the ground. “The Shri Hemkunt Sahib Management Trust (SHSMT) and the Uttarakhand government have been contemplating to resume the yatra for a limited period of 10 to 15 days,” vice-chairman of the trust Narinderjit ...

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They survived biggest disaster of their life

Chandigarh, Punjab: Families of soccer player Navjeet Singh Pallia (22) and local basketball coach Manjit Singh returned home after witnessing “the biggest disaster of their life”. Both the families, who left for Hemkund Sahib on June 13 and 14 respectively, returned with stories of their battle for survival. Navjeet, who is known as Dutt among his teammates, said he had ...

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Survivor recounts Uttarakhand horror tales

Sahnewal, Ludhiana:  It was a real home coming for seven friends who returned yesterday on the ninth day after facing a brush with death for 72 hours. Gurvir Singh of Sahnewal, one of the rescuers, narrated the tale of horror to this correspondent. “I and my six friends were elated at having the darshan of Hemkunt Sahib when we left ...

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Punjab govt’s PR disaster in U’khand exposed

Patiala, Punjab: The Punjab government’s ‘publicity-oriented’ drive after the natural disaster in Uttarakhand has been disastrous right from the beginning. The assault on senior IAS officer Kahan Singh Pannu, video clips of which went viral on YouTube, has exposed the public anger brewing among stranded pilgrims, especially from Punjab, against the Parkash Singh Badal regime. Much before the state government began ...

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