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Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
Chandigarh [India], July 8 (ANI): Haryana government has decided to facilitate bringing holy water of Ganga river from Haridwar to the state on Maha Shivratri during the Shravan month this year as the governments of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh have conveyed their inability to make arrangem
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 6 (ANI): On the occasion of the first Monday of Sawan month, several devotees on Sunday took a holy dip in river Ganga here. However, in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were no Kanwariyas this year around, who are known to visit in great number to
Updated : 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the authorities concerned to consider as a representation the PIL seeking directions to prohibit all devotees above the age of 60 years, particularly those with co-morbidities, from undertaking the Kanwar Yatra this
New Delhi [India], June 17 (ANI): A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been moved in Delhi High Court seeking Court direction to Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to prohibit all Kanwariyas above the age of 60 years particularly those with co-morbidities from undertaking this year's Kanwar Ya
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 2 (ANI): Police arrested six Kanwariyas here on Friday for allegedly drinking alcohol in public near Brijghat area.
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 2 (ANI): One person was killed while six others sustained injuries after a vehicle carrying around 16 Kanwariyas met with an accident here in Shehzadnagar in the wee hours of Friday.
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], August 1 (ANI): A group of 'Kanwariyas' (pilgrims) was seen drinking liquor at Garhmukteshwar Ghat here in a purported video that went viral on social media.
Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India], July 29 (ANI): Stones were pelted on Kanwariyas by some anti-social elements allegedly belonging to the Muslim community in Baruraj area of Muzaffarpur district in Bihar on Monday.
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand) [India], July 29 (ANI): Five people got injured after a truck carrying 18 kanwariyas turned turtle here on Monday, police said.
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 29 (ANI): A Czechoslovakian national is offering food to Kanwariyas, the annual pilgrimage of Lord Shiva devotees in a camp organised by his father-in-law in Meerut.
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 29 (ANI): As the saffron-clad 'Kanwariyas' return from the holy city of Haridwar from the annual pilgrimage, the Uttar Pradesh Police used drone cameras to aerially monitor their movement. The arrangements were made to ensure smooth conduct of the Kanwar
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) [India], July 28 (ANI): About 3.30 crore pilgrims have reached Haridwar as part of the ongoing Kanwar Yatra, said an official. Flower petals were showered on the 'Kanwariyas' from the helicopter at a couple of locations in the district on Sunday.