Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib opens after winter closure

Guru Gobind Singh performed 'Tapasya' at Hemkunt Sahib which is situated about 21 km away on the Badrinath National Highway.

May 25, 2017, 15:31 PM IST

Uttarakhand: Char Dham Yatra resumes

The annual Char Dham Yatra to Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri and Hemkund Sahib, which was hindered due to landslide near the Uttarkashi-Gangotri Marg, resumed on Monday.

Jul 13, 2015, 12:19 PM IST

Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat assures safety to Char Dham yatris

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday said that each person taking up the Char Dham yatra is the responsibility of the state government.

Jul 07, 2015, 00:34 AM IST

Yatra to Badrinath, Hemkund Sahib goes on amid heavy rains

Heavy rains on Tuesday failed to dampen the spirit of devotees bound for Badrinath and Hemkund Sahib as yatra to the famed Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand went on uninterrupted with the Chief Minister ordering heavier deployment of SDRF, police and administrative personnel on sensitive points along the route.

Jun 30, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

Yatra to Badrinath resumes

 Yatra to Badrinath was resumed today after a gap of five days with breached stretches along the highway to the Himalayan temple repaired while 80 pilgrims stranded in Ghanghariya on their way back from the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib were rescued by choppers.

Jun 29, 2015, 17:11 PM IST
Yatra to Badrinath, Hemkund remains disrupted for fourth day

Yatra to Badrinath, Hemkund remains disrupted for fourth day

Yatra to Badrinath and the Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib in Chamoli district remained disrupted for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday even as the administration continued to evacuate pilgrims stranded on way to the Himalayan shrines in Uttarakhand.

Jun 28, 2015, 16:01 PM IST

Sikh pilgrims killed while returning from Hemkund Sahib

Two Sikh pilgrims were killed while returning from Hemkund Sahib on Saturday when their motorcycle was hit by an unknown vehicle on Rishikesh-Badrinath highway in Tehri district.

Jun 27, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

Char Dham Yatra to continue normally, says Harish Rawat

Assuring the safety of the `Char Dham yatris`, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Saturday said the yatra will continue normally despite the incessant rains in the state.

Jun 27, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

900 pilgrims evacuated in Uttarakhand, Chardham yatra not suspended, says Rawat

900 persons were on Friday evacuated by choppers from Kedar valley, Hemkund Sahib and Badrinath areas with nearly half a dozen roads and bridges in Chamoli and Rudraprayag districts damaged by first monsoon showers and yatra to the Himalayan shrines severely affected for the second consecutive day.

Jun 27, 2015, 01:19 AM IST

Hemkund yatra: Now, 4 km less walk for pilgrims

There is good news regarding Hemkund yatra. With a four kilometre road from base camp Govind Ghat to Pulna being operational, the administration is giving permission to locals to operate taxis.

May 29, 2015, 00:38 AM IST

Trek to Hemkund Sahib reduced by 4 km

With a motor road built between Govindghat and Pulna, the 22-km trek to the Himalayan Sikh shrine of Hemkund Sahib has been reduced by four km.

May 26, 2015, 20:48 PM IST

Rawat for separate ropeway corporation in Uttarakhand

With a view to consolidate infrastructure along Chardham yatra route, Uttarakhand Chief Minster Harish Rawat has said a separate ropeway corporation will be set up to expand the ropeway network in the state.

May 20, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

Hemkund Sahib closes for winter

Thousands of Sikh pilgrims braved chilly conditions to converge at Hemkund Sahib in Garhwal Himalayas on Friday as the sacred portals of the shrine were closed for the annual six-month winter break during which the area remains snowbound.

Oct 10, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

Portals of Hemkund Sahib to close tomorrow for winter season

The sacred portals of Hemkund Sahib - a famous Sikh shrine in Garhwal Himalayas - will be closed Friday for six months due to the onset of winter during which the area remains snowbound and inaccessible.

Oct 09, 2014, 15:39 PM IST

Hemkund Sahib opens for pilgrims

The portals of the famous Hemkund Sahib Gurdwara located in snow-capped Garhwal Himalayas were thrown open to pilgrims on Sunday.

May 25, 2014, 20:56 PM IST

Hemkund Sahib closes for winter break

Hundreds of Sikh pilgrims today offered prayers at Hemkund Sahib as portals of the famous shrine in Garhwal Himalayas were closed for a winter break.

Oct 10, 2013, 18:29 PM IST

Yatra to Kedarnath-Badrinath to resume on October 5

Pilgrimage to the famous Himalayan shrines of Kedarnath and Badrinath will resume on October 5 with the start of the Navratras.

Sep 30, 2013, 19:42 PM IST

Hemkund Sahib opens to pilgrims after Uttarakhand floods

About 200 pilgrims visited the Hemkund Sahib in Garhwal Himalayas today after pilgrimage to the famous Sikh shrine resumed last Saturday.

Sep 23, 2013, 19:25 PM IST

Yatra to Hemkund Sahib resumes, first batch flagged off in Uttarakhand

Pilgrimage to Hemkund Sahib in Garhwal Himalayas resumed on Saturday from Govindghat after remaining suspended for over three months in the wake of the June flashfloods which had breached a 6-km stretch of the trek to the famed Sikh shrine.

Sep 21, 2013, 21:50 PM IST

Yatra to Hemkund Sahib resumes

Pilgrimage to Sikh shrine Hemkund Sahib in Uttarakhand, suspended since June 16 natural calamity, resumed with Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna flagging off batch of nearly 100 pilgrims from Govindghat.

Sep 21, 2013, 14:21 PM IST