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Mansarovar Yatra: First-time pilgrims get preference in computerised draw of lots

For Kailash Mansarovar Yatra 2019, the ministry received 2,996 applications, out of which 2,256 are male applicants and 740 females. As many as 624 senior citizens had applied for the yatra.

May 15, 2019, 14:38 PM IST

China not allowing us to take holy dip in Mansarovar lake, allege Indian pilgrims

This comes less than a month after a stand-off between India and China over access through Nathu La pass for the yatra.

May 28, 2018, 14:57 PM IST

Mansarovar Yatra: First batch of 54 pilgrims crosses into Tibet

Fifty four members of the first batch of Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims on Tuesday crossed into Tibet from the 16,500 feet high Lipulekh pass.

Jun 20, 2017, 15:26 PM IST

1330 pilgrims selected for Mansarovar Yatra

With the addition of a new route through Nathula in Sikkim and a total of 1,330 pilgrims, the upcoming Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is set to be the biggest ever, the selection draw for which was held on Monday.

Apr 20, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

Mansarovar yatra route option cheers Himachal

An assurance by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday over the possibility of an additional route for the Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrimage in China through Himachal Pradesh has cheered the state`s hospitality industry.

Jul 15, 2014, 13:15 PM IST

In a first, women personnel to guard Mansarovar yatra

Freshly inducted women personnel
of the ITBP will be deployed for the first time to provide
security and assistance to the pilgrims during the 26-day
annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra commencing in May this year.

Jan 12, 2010, 15:55 PM IST