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22000 pilgrims take blessing in first week at Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib Yatra route cut short by 4 km

Hemkund Sahib Yatra route cut short by 4 km

The number of pilgrims on Hemkund Sahib has increased than last year. However the stats not better than that of before 2013 floods. The Hemkund Sahib yatra has been started from 25 May 2016. Over 22,000 pilgrims has taken blessings in one week. Last year only 14,000 pilgrims reached Gurudwara during same period.

In 2012, total 49,357 pilgrims visited Hemkund Sahib in first week. The Hemkund Sahib yatra also affected by false news of cloud bursting in various parts of Uttarakhand. The pilgrims flow may increase after 5th June.

Number of pilgrims in 1 week for past 5 years

Year – Pilgrims

2012 – 49357
2013 – 52746
2014 – 9834
2015 – 12864
2016 – 22430

Published Date: June 1, 2016
Last Updated On: June 3, 2016

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