Tag Archives: Hemkunt Sahib

Sikh pilgrims head for Hemkunt Sahib on foot

Dehradun: A group of 50 Sikh pilgrims from Patiala headed on foot for the Hemkunt Sahib shrine in Uttarakhand on Monday. Gover nor Aziz Qureshi saw off the pilgrims at Gurdwara Dukhniwaran Sahib. Fifty pilgrims, including women, men and children, are part of this group and they will undertake the 650-km-long yatra (from Patiala to Hemkunt Sahib) on foot. While addressing ...

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Hemkunt Sahib yatra on despite bad weather

Amritsar, Punjab: Although the Uttarakhand Government has suspended the Chaar Dham Yatra as well as pilgrimage to Sri Hemkunt Sahib in view of bad weather conditions, pilgrims continue to head towards Hemkunt Sahib. The Meteorological Department has forecast heavy rainfall today and tomorrow. There is also a possibility of water level going up in the rivers. Gurdwara Rishikesh Manager Darshan Singh ...

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Yatra to Hemkunt Sahib Resumed After Minor Issue in Karanprayag, U’khand

Chamoli, Uttrakhand: A situation has been brought under control in Karanprayag area of Chamoli, Uttrakhand. An incident took place when a second jatha (group) of Sikh pilgrims were on its way to Hemkunt Sahib. Sikh pilgrims were allegedly attacked on their way to Gurdwara Hemkunt Sahib by residents of Karanprayag who alleged that pilgrimages made by Sikhs increase noise and pollution. ...

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Bahuguna flags off Hemkunt Sahib yatra

Dehradun, India: Chief minister Vijay Bahuguna on Saturday flagged off pilgrims from Govindghaat on their journey to Hemkunt Sahib — the famous religious destination for the Sikhs in Uttarakhand. The yatra resumed after it was discontinued in the June deluge. As many as 500 pilgrims left for the destination on Saturday. Speaking on this occasion, the chief minister said that ...

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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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