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Kanwar Yatra


Shamli SP massages kanwaria’s feet, police say seva is duty, too

July 28, 2019 7:02 am

When contacted, SP Ajay Kumar Pandey told The Sunday Express that he did so without “ego” since the man looked tired. The Shamli Police tweet was accompanied with the text: “Suraksha ke saath saath seva bhi (Not just protecting people but serving them too).”

Delhi: Kanwaria electrocuted as truck comes in contact with wire

July 28, 2019 1:37 am

“The incident took place around 2.15 am. The driver of the truck in which Mohit was stopped in the middle of the road to cover the truck from the rain, and a speeding truck rammed into his vehicle. The errant driver was arrested and an FIR has been filed,” said a police officer.

Kanwar Yatra: Haridwar to Delhi — The 4-crore march

July 25, 2019 1:59 am

Faced with the tall task, Delhi and UP are leaving no stone unturned — drones for aerial surveillance, petal showers from choppers, extra police deployment, water tankers, mobile toilets and registration of kanwars.

Sawan 2019: Start Date, End Date, Significance of Sawan month

August 15, 2019 2:42 pm

Sawan Month 2019 Start Date, End Date: This year, the month of Sawan began July 17 and ended today.

Meerut: Three days on, divers find capsized car, three bodies

May 30, 2019 4:50 am

The vehicle was fished out using a large crane and the three bloated bodies were recovered from inside the metal structure. The deceased were identified as Honey Saitia (34), Harnek Singh (28) and Vivek Verma (33). While Saitia and Singh were residents of Delhi, Vivek had been living in Loni.

Muslim man prevented from offering Namaz for participating in Kanwar yatra; three held

August 13, 2018 5:05 pm

The accused persons, however, alleged that Babu Khan was trying to enter the mosque in an inebriated state and hence he was stopped from entering.

Uttar Pradesh: Forced to stop selling non-veg, restaurants near Kanwar yatra route take a hit

August 10, 2018 7:25 am

Additional Superintendent of Police of Meerut City, Kumar Ran Vijay Singh, however, denies any such order asking restaurants to stop selling meat.

Kanwar Yatra: Traffic on NH-27 face diversion to longer routes, tougher roads

August 09, 2018 9:09 am

Commuters from Lucknow to Gorakhpur were advised to divert near Rudauli, about 90km from Lucknow. They were asked to go back to Barabanki and then take the road from Gonda.

This year’s kawad yatra comes with a mobile app

August 01, 2018 2:38 am

The app, available on android devices, enables pilgrims to track facilities available — nearest hospital, police station, temples, and kawad service camp — along their route. The app will add contact details of officers on duty at each of these centres.

Muslims take part in annual Kanwar Yatra from UP village to Baba Dham in Jharkhand

July 28, 2018 12:49 pm

The devotees from Kushahari village will reach Sultanganj in Bihar, from where they would collect water of the Ganga river and walk around 104 km to Baba Dham, to offer the water to the deity at Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple.


Kanwar Yatra: Schools in Ghaziabad to remain shut, security beefed up

July 30, 2019 7:25 am

This year, the yatra began on July 17. Over 200 camps have been built in Delhi in the past few weeks for kanwarias who will cross the city on their way back home, carrying pots of water from the Ganga in Haridwar.

Devotees throng Varanasi to worship Lord Shiva

August 12, 2015 5:51 pm

The Kanwar Yatra is performed by Shiva Devotees called Kanwariyas from Sultanganj to Devghar round the year.