Haridwar DM Vijay Shankar has taken this resolution after the rise within the variety of devotees for the Kanwar Yatra and the potential for roads being closed for his or her motion. All colleges and Anganwadi facilities in Haridwar will stay closed for six days from July 20 to July 26, 2022.
In keeping with the order of the DM, from July 20 to 26, all colleges, authorities and non-government, non-public colleges, Sanskrit colleges, madrasas and Anganwadi facilities in Haridwar will stay closed.
Crowds of devotees have been seen for the Kanwar Yatra, an annual pilgrimage for the devotees of Lord Shiva that started on July 14, 2022. The annual occasion is going down two years after restrictions have been imposed on it as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Pilgrims or Kanwariyas will convey holy water of river Ganges to worship Lord Shiva by visiting locations like Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami has mentioned that the state authorities is anticipating at the very least 5 crore pilgrims within the month of Shravan for the Kanwar Yatra. Shravan is an auspicious month that holds nice significance for the devotees of Lord Shiva.
Therefore, to keep away from any unlucky incident and in view of attainable street closure, 6 days vacation has been declared in all colleges of Haridwar.