Coronavirus will also affect the Chardham Yatra. This time only the chief priests and a dozen priests will go to open the doors of 4 dhams including Badrinath of Uttarakhand. Yamunaotri and Gangotri will open on Akshaya Tritiya (April 26), Kedarnath on April 29 and Badrinath on April 30. This time, due to the corona virus, devotees will also be deprived of the vision of Akhand Jyoti.
According to District Magistrate of Uttarkashi Ashish Chauhan, special permission is being sought from the Center so that the traditions are not violated. If we talk, 30 lakh devotees visited Chardham here last year. About 12,000 crores from May to October from hotels, travel bookings, restaurants. Is traded But up to 90% of bookings have been canceled this year. The reason is that there is complete lock down in the country, the train and the plane is also postponed, this action has been taken by the government because the corona cases are continuously increasing in the country for which this decision has been taken.