Seven Kanwariyas had been rescued in a joint operation by the Military and Police after they had been washed away by the sturdy present of river Ganga in Haridwar, Uttarakhand. Within the video shared by information company ANI, kanwariyas could be seen roaming within the river and had been ultimately rescued by police and military personnel.
Zonal Justice of the Peace Naresh Chaudhary mentioned that the crew of swimmers of the military has to date rescued not less than 18 kanwariyas from drowning. He additionally urged the devotees to steer clear of the sturdy present of the river on the Ganga Ghats.
“Yesterday additionally a lady was swept away within the sturdy present who was saved. She was hospitalized and is totally secure,” ANI quoted Choudhary as saying.
In response to a PTI report, 5 Kanwariyas had been saved from drowning whereas taking a shower within the Ganges close to Kangra Ghat in Haridwar on Thursday. The personnel of the fortieth Battalion of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC), stationed on the banks of the river, noticed the kanwariyas and instantly took a dip in them to carry them to the shore safely. Kanwarias named Vishal, Ankur Kashyap, Himanshu, Kapil and Sumit had been all residents of Sahibabad in Ghaziabad district.
The Kanwar Yatra started on the primary day of the Hindu month of Shravan amid tight safety preparations, with Shiva devotees reaching Haridwar in giant numbers to fetch water from the Ganges.
Officers anticipate not less than 4 crore Kanwariyas to gather water from the holy river in Haridwar and neighboring Rishikesh throughout the almost fortnight-long truthful.
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