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Chardham Yatra to begin from July 1: Here are the guidelines

e-passes are applicable for residents of the state only and they will be valid only for darshan at the temple

June 29, 2020 / 07:13 PM IST
Representative image.

Representative image.

The Uttarakhand Chardham Devasthanam Board on June 29 issued a standard operating procedure for Chardham Yatra that is scheduled to begin from July 1.

e-passes are applicable for residents of the state only and they will be valid only for darshan at the temple.

Here are some of the important guidelines:

>> The e-pass will be applicable for residents of Uttarakhand only and is valid only for darshan at the temple.

>> People from containment zones and quarantine centres within the state will also not be allowed to take part in the pilgrimage.

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>> Pilgrims should avoid meeting elder persons (above 60 years) and minors (below 10 years) during their visit to shrine.

>> Pilgrims are strictly advised not to touch any idol during their visit to the temple.

>> Pilgrims need to upload ID proof, photo of applicant and medical documents such a chronic disease or had gone through a quarantine period under COVID-19 guidelines or had a COVID-19 positive history.

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first published: Jun 29, 2020 07:13 pm