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Hemkund Sahib opens for year 2013

Uttarakhand, India: Sikh pilgrims takes a holy dip in the glacial lake at Hemkunt Sahib, as the Sikh shrine surrounded by snowclad Himalayan peaks in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district, reopened on Saturday after an eight-month winter break. Thousands of pilgrims, including Uttarakhand Minority Commission chairman NS Bindra, took a ishnaan in the lake before paying obeisance at the gurdwara. Situated at an altitude ...

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