Snow has been melting rapidly near the route of the Gurudwara Shri Hemkund Sahib Yatra in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli due to rising temperatures and humidity. A large amount of melting snow is seen flowing into the river.
Informing about the same, Chamoli Superintendent of Police Shweta Choubey said, “Snow is melting rapidly near the Gurudwara Shri Hemkund Sahib Yatra route due to extreme heat. Snow has also started melting near the Badrinath Dham.”
Gurudwara Shri Hemkund Sahib is a pilgrimage site in the Chamoli district. The site is visited by thousands of devotees from all over the globe every summer.
Meanwhile, the doors of the Gurudwara Shri Hemkund Sahib in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand will open for its devotees on 22 May 2022, announced the Gurudwara management.
“The doors of Gurudwara Shri Hemkund Sahib will open for devotees on 22nd May at 10.30 AM, and for that, all the maintenance works are being done by the trust,” said Narinderjit Singh Bindra, vice-chairman, Gurudwara Shri Hemkund Sahib Management Trust.
This Gurudwara is one of the most revered Sikh pilgrimage sites. It is situated beside a lake, and it is believed that the 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh had meditated at the site.