Hemkund Sahib portals to close on October 10


The portals of Hemkund Sahib, a famous sikh shrine in the Garhwal Himalayas, will close on October 10 for six months. The officials from the Department of Tourism said that so far around 3 lakh pilgrims have managed to visit the holy shrine. Hemkund Sahib shrine is located at 16,000 ft above sea level near the famous Badrinath temple in the Chamoli More...

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