Kawand Yatra 2020: Uttarakhand government seals the boundaries of Haridwar (Photo Credits: ANI)
Kanwar Yatra 2020: As soon as the beloved month of Lord Shiva (Sawan Maas), the beloved month of Sawan Maas, begins, the Kanwar Yatra of the Devotees of Lord Shiva begins and the Kanwariya (Kanwariya) in heavy numbers to take Gangajal Haridwar) starts arriving. However, due to the outbreak of Coronavirus Pandemic this year, the Uttarakhand government has banned travel to Kavad in the state. In such a situation, the state government has sealed the boundaries of Haridwar to prevent the entry of the kawadis involved in the Kawad Yatra and the devotees coming here are being requested to return to their respective states.
According to the news agency ANI, the Uttarakhand government has sealed the boundaries of Haridwar district to restrict the entry of Kavadis, banning travel to Kavad. Police says that the state government has banned travel to Kavad this year, so no Kanwadia will be allowed entry. We are requesting the devotees to return to their states. Only those vehicles are being given entry to Haridwar who have brought written permission of the District Magistrates from their states. Also Read: Amarnath Aarti 2020 Live Streaming: Divine Darshan of Lord Amarnath at Home, Watch Live Telecast of Baba Barfani’s Aarti
Uttarakhand govt seals borders of Haridwar district to restrict the entry of devotees for ‘Kanwar Yatra’. Police says, “State govt has put a ban on Kanwar Yatra this year, therefore no ‘Kanwariya’ will be allowed to enter. We are requesting devotees to return to their states.” pic.twitter.com/0qAmMf6ll9
– ANI (@ANI) July 7, 2020
Significantly, every year in the month of Sawan, lakhs of devotees of Lord Shiva reach Haridwar under the Kandar Yatra to go holy water from the Ganges. On the first Monday of Sawan, Narsan, Bhagwanpur, Chidipur and Saptarishi posts in Haridwar district were sealed to prevent the entry of devotees to prevent the spread of corona virus infection in the state.