Post Master General Sanjay Singh, who is the incharge for western UP, said over 300 post offices have been made sales centres in the region.
What a spectacle it used to be, those big men, or even mousy men swaggering to be hunks, their saffron robes flowing about them, their unkempt hair tied with Om-printed bandanas, with chillums in their palms, with a vow that they would bathe only in the Ganges.
Kerala government was asked to file its reply by end of day today and the matter will be heard as item 1 tomorrow .
'The Kanwar Yatra has been cancelled by the Kanwar Sanghs on the appeal of the Uttar Pradesh government,' said a senior official
The Supreme Court also asked the Uttar Pradesh government to apprise it about their decision on Monday, otherwise, it will pass an order.
The Kanwar yatra will be held from July 25 to August 6.
The Yogi Adityanath government on Tuesday allowed the yatra from July 25 despite concerns raised in various quarters over the risk posed by such events in triggering a possible third wave of Covid-19.
Kanwar Yatra 2021: The Uttarakhand government has already cancelled the Yatra due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and has requested his UP counterpart Yogi Adityanath to reconsider the decision to allow it
The decision was taken after a meeting with senior officials and considering all aspects into account including the opinion of medical experts, he said.
The Yogi Adityanath government has allowed the annual Kanwar Yatra to commence from July 25 despite Uttrakhand's appeal to other states to not to ask devotees not to come to Haridwar.
District Magistrate Ajay Shankar Pandey and Senior Superintendent of Police Sudhir Kumar Singh took a chopper to hover all over the district and showered flower petals on 'kanwarias'.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits the Mahaparinirvana Temple, on the occasion of the Abhidhamma Day in Kushinagar.PTI Photo
External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar meets Israeli President Isaac Herzog, in Jerusalem.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi plants a sapling on the occasion of the Abhidhamma Day, at Mahaparinirvana Temple in Kushinagar. Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Anandiben Patel and the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath are also...PTI Photo
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi being presented a Sinhala version of Bhagwad Gita by Cabinet Minister of Sri Lanka, Namal Rajapakshe, in Kushinagar.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Sri Lankan delegation on the occasion of the Abhidhamma Day in Kushinagar.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates