New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): Supreme Court on Monday took on record the Uttar Pradesh government's statement that it has decided to cancel the Kanwar Yatra this year and closed the case where it took as suo moto cognizance of the state's decision to hold Kanwar Yatra amid COVID-19.
New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): Reacting to the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand government's decision of cancelling Kanwar Yatra due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) international joint general secretary Surendra Jain on Sunday urged the two state governments to rethink their decision and allow the religious pilgrimage with coronavirus restrictions.
The Uttar Pradesh govt has announced that there will be no ‘Kanwar Yatra’ in the state as various organisers have decided to call it off after their request. The development came a day after the Supreme Court said it cannot allow the Uttar Pradesh government “to hold 100 per cent physical ‘Kanwar Yatra’ in view of Covid”, stressing […]
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 17 (ANI): A day after the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government initiated talks with Kanwar Sanghs (organisations) following a nudge by the Supreme Court, the organisations decided to call off the Kanwar Yatra on Saturday in view of Covid-19.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], July 17 (ANI): Uttarakhand government on Saturday allowed states to take 'Ganga jal' from Haridwar in water tankers days after the state government cancelled the Kanwar Yatra in light of COVID-19.
New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Jai Pratap Singh on Friday said that the state government will look into the directions issued by the Supreme Court regarding the Kanwar Yatra and is likely to announce its decision by the evening today.
Observing that the Uttar Pradesh government cannot be allowed to hold the Kanwar Yatra amid the Covid pandemic, the Supreme Court on Friday said that citizens “right to life is paramount”. “All other sentiments whether be religious are subservient to this basic fundamental right,” the top court, in a suo motu case relating to holding of the […]
New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday granted one last opportunity to the Uttar Pradesh government to reconsider its decision of holding "symbolic Kanwar Yatra" amid the COVID-19 pandemic while stressing that the health of the citizens of India and the right to life is paramount.
New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Thursday said that currently any kind of gathering will act as fuel for the spread of coronavirus and thanked the Supreme Court for taking cognizance and acting proactively to reports that Uttar Pradesh government has decided to allow the Kanwar Yatra.