The holy place of Sikh religion ‘Hemkund Sahib’ will open on 25 May for this year. Last year the place is open for pilgrims on 01 June.
Due to low snowfall in the region, this year Gurudwara committee has decided to open the holy place five days before the actual date. The vice chairman of the Gurudwara Shri Hemkund Sahib Trust will discuss preparation of yatra with Governor Dr KK Paul on tuesday.
The 6-6 ft snow iceberg is still in the 19 kms road at Ramdhungi and Atlakudi with 5 ft at Hemkund Sahib. This is lot less than the last year.
Govindghat Gurudwara officials told that its been decided to open Hemkund Sahib on 25 May 2016. Pilgrims has started enquiring about the Hemkund Sahib yatra which forecast the good yatra season.
News Src : Amar Ujala, Dehradun