Dehradun: Following directions from Uttarakhand High Court to maintain sanitation on pedestrian route to Kedarnath from Gaurikund, movement of horses and mules has been temporarily suspended.

The decision came in the wake of the High Court expressing dissatisfaction over sanitation on the 14 km-long pilgrimage route, additional chief officer of Rudraprayag district panchayat, Yashwant Rawat said.

Hearing a PIL, the court had recently directed the Panchayat to ensure sanitation for pilgrims and present a working plan before it on October 6 in this regard, he said.

A working plan will be submitted and action will be taken according to the directions issued, he added.


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