In a notification issued on Sunday, the DDMA said that the step was taken to prevent the spread of the coronavirus infection in the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi.
In view of #COVID19, Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has cancelled the organisation of the Kanwar Yatra in Delhi. (ANI)
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All the districts magistrates of the capital and their counterpart district commissioners have been asked to ensure strict compliance of the order.
Uttar Pradesh govt cancels Kanwar Yatra in view of Covid-19
Keeping in view the pandemic situation and the possible third wave, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh have already cancelled the pilgrimage.
Earlier, the Supreme Court had asked the UP government to consider cancelling the yatra.