Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Friday approved the yatra, state Minorities Commission Narinderjit Singh Bindra said. The 19-km-trek-route has been repaired from Govind Ghat to Shri Hemkunt Sahib and three temporary bridges have been built for 2013 yatra, he said.      

Meanwhile, Madan Singh, chairman of Shri Hemkunt Sahib Management Trust said, after consultations with other trustees, the first 'Ardas' (prayer) will be held on September 22 at Shri Hemkunt Sahib and the yatra will continue till October 10.


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