'Char Dham Yatra' begins

Updated: 09 May, 2016 18:09 IST
The annual 'Char Dham&' pilgrimage in the hill state of Uttarakhand started on Monday on the auspicious 'Akshaya Tritiya' festival, with the reopening of Gangotri and Yamunotri shrines in the Garhwal Himalayas. The portals of the Himalayan shrine of Kedarnath have been opened for the pilgrims amidst chanting of Vedic hymns and puja.
First Published: 09 May, 2016 17:46 IST