Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Friday said that the Char Dham Yatra, one of the most popular Hindu pilgrimages held annually in the Garhwal Himalayas, will attract a record number of worshippers this year.
Dhami said that the Uttarakhand government will concentrate on yatra preparations, which should be done in a magnificent manner, and that a large number of devotees participated in the Char Dham Yatra 2022, and that the state government aims to provide improved amenities for pilgrims.
"This year, we're doing things ahead of time. In Badrinath, work is also being done on a Master Plan. We must provide numerous amenities to devotees in order to make their yatra safe, easy, and comfortable. "With Baba Badri Vishal's blessings, we'll work on it. There are only 100 days until the Char Dham yatra begins. Our yatra will be record-breaking this year, we are making all the preparations for it, the minister said.
The Badrinath temple's holy gateways in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district will open at 7.10 am on 27 April, oofficiald announced on Thursday.
The Badrinath-Kedarnath Temple Committee said a religious ceremony done during the Basant Panchami festival at the old Tehri royal house in Narendra Nagar determined the time and day for the famed temple's opening in accordance with tradition.
It went on to say that the dates for the Badrinath shrine's gate openings were picked after a thorough examination of the calendar known as the "Panchang Gadhna."
The "Gaadu Ghada Kalash Yatra" has been scheduled to begin on April 12. Before the Himalayan temple opens each year, a jug of sesame oil is brought.
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