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Kanwar Yatra

After Ban On ‘Kanwar Yatra’, Now People Can Buy Gangajal From Post Offices In Western UP

Jul 30, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Post Master General Sanjay Singh, who is the incharge for western UP, said over 300 post offices have been made sales centres in the region.

How I Will Miss The Merry Kanwariyas On Delhi’s Streets

Jul 23, 2021 Satish Padmanabhan

What a spectacle it used to be, those big men, or even mousy men swaggering to be hunks, their saffron robes flowing about them, their unkempt hair tied with Om-printed bandanas, with chillums in their palms, with a vow that they would bathe only in the Ganges.

No Kanwar Yatra In UP This Year, Supreme Court Closes Matter

Kerala government was asked to file its reply by end of day today and the matter will be heard as item 1 tomorrow .

Kanwar Yatra Cancelled In Uttar Pradesh After Supreme Court Intervention

Jul 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

'The Kanwar Yatra has been cancelled by the Kanwar Sanghs on the appeal of the Uttar Pradesh government,' said a senior official

'Right to Life Is Above Any Religious Views': SC Asks UP Govt To Reconsider Its Decision To Allow Kanwar Yatra

The Supreme Court also asked the Uttar Pradesh government to apprise it about their decision on Monday, otherwise, it will pass an order.

16 July, 2021

Kanwar Yatra Explained: All About Devotees, Routes, Covid-19 Challenge

Outlook Web Bureau

The Kanwar yatra will be held from July 25 to August 6.

15 July, 2021

Disturbed’ To See Kanwar Yatra Allowed, SC Issues Notice To UP Govt

Outlook Web Bureau

The Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday allowed the yatra from July 25 despite concerns raised in various quarters over the risk posed by such events in triggering a possible third wave of Covid-19.

14 July, 2021

SC Sends Notice To Yogi Adityanath Government For Allowing Kanwar Yatra In Uttar Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

Kanwar Yatra 2021: The Uttarakhand government has already cancelled the Yatra due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and has requested his UP counterpart Yogi Adityanath to reconsider the decision to allow it

13 July, 2021

Uttarakhand Government Calls Off Kanwar Yatra To Prevent COVID Transmission

Outlook Web Desk

The decision was taken after a meeting with senior officials and considering all aspects into account including the opinion of medical experts, he said.

07 July, 2021

Uttar Pradesh Allows Kanwar Yatra Even As Uttarakhand Cancels Citing Covid-19

Outlook Web Desk

The Yogi Adityanath government has allowed the annual Kanwar Yatra to commence from July 25 despite Uttrakhand's appeal to other states to not to ask devotees not to come to Haridwar.

30 July, 2019

Ghaziabad Top Official Showers Flower Petals On Kanwarias From Chopper

Outlook Web Bureau

District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey and Senior Superintendent of Police Sudhir Kumar Singh took a chopper to hover all over the district and showered flower petals on 'kanwarias'.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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