Two more devotees died due to heart related problems during Char Dham Yatra, death toll reaches four in 72 hours

On Sunday, 75 year old Lakshmi Devi of Gujarat lost her life. He had other serious diseases and breathing problems. "The woman was brought dead to the hospital from a hotel where her family was staying," said a senior doctor from Badrinath.

Bhoomi Goyal
Published on: 13 May 2024 6:56 AM GMT
Two more devotees died due to heart related problems during Char Dham Yatra, death toll reaches four in 72 hours
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Chardham Yatra of Uttarakhand has started. Every day thousands of people are arriving to visit Char Dham. In the 72 hours since the Char Dham Yatra began on May 10, four people have died due to cardiac complications. On Sunday, 75 year old Lakshmi Devi of Gujarat lost her life. He had other serious diseases and breathing problems. "The woman was brought dead to the hospital from a hotel where her family was staying," said a senior doctor from Badrinath.

62-year-old Sampati Bai of MP died in Yamunotri on Saturday due to heart complications. Officials said Sampati was on her way to the temple when she fell unconscious near Jankichatti village, a few kilometers away from the temple. His family members took him to the health center where doctors declared him dead. Earlier on Friday, two pilgrims had died due to heart failure. The deceased include Vimala Devi (69) of UP and Ramgopal (71) of MP. Uttarkashi District Disaster Management Officer Devendra Patwal said, "All the pilgrims died due to heart problems."

The Meteorological Department has issued a rain alert in many districts of Uttarakhand (Uttarakhand Weather Forecast) till May 13. The Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert after yellow in the state. Director of Uttarakhand Meteorological Department, Bikram Singh said that there will be rain in the state from May 11 to May 13. Bikram Singh said that there is a possibility of heavy rain in some places on May 13. Apart from this, the pilgrims coming to Char Dham have also been advised not to travel during the rains and start the journey only when the rains stop.

Uttarakhand Police has appealed to the pilgrims to postpone the journey to Yumnotri Dham for the time being. According to Uttarakhand Police, devotees have reached Yumnotri as per their capacity. In such a situation, the devotees who are going to come should postpone the journey for the time being.

After the huge traffic jam on the way to Yamunotri on Saturday, the police had asked the devotees to postpone their visit to the Dham for Sunday. The journey to Yamunotri Dham situated at a height of 10,804 feet in Uttarkashi district has started on Friday on Akshaya Tritiya and a huge crowd is gathering in all the Dhams including Yamunotri to have darshan of the Lord.

Every year Char Dham Yatra takes place in Uttarakhand in which along with Badrinath Dham, pilgrims come to visit Gangotri Dham, Yamunotri Dham and Kedarnath Dham. On Friday, on the day of Akshaya Tritiya, the doors of Kedarnath and Yamunotri Dham were opened for the devotees. With which this year's Chardham Yatra started. Gangotri, Yumnotri, Kedarnath and Badrinam are religious places where pilgrims from all over the country come with devotion. The journey to Char Dham is considered very special and also has immense religious significance.

Bhoomi Goyal

Bhoomi Goyal

English Content Writer in Newstrack from Jaipur, Rajasthan. (Education, Business, Technology, Political, Sports, Lifestyle, Crime and Webstories)

My self Bhoomi Goyal from Jaipur, Rajasthan. I have passed my Master's in Journalism and Mass Communication this year. I worked in Rajasthan Patrika for six months as an intern. I am working here from June 1st. I passed my graduation in BCA from Rajasthan University and master's in journalism and mass communication from Vivekananda Global University, Jaipur.

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