Mha Issues Advisory For Kanwar Yatra, Hints At Threat From Radical Elements – Threat To Kanwar Yatra
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With the beginning of the month of Sawan, the process of Kanwar Yatra has started across the country including UP. Meanwhile, these visits are feared to be targeted by extremists or terrorists. In view of this, the Union Home Ministry has directed to be vigilant and increase the security of Kanwar Yatris.
As soon as the Sawan begins, batches of Kanwar pilgrims have left to offer water from the holy rivers of the country to the Shiva temples. These yatras are taken out on a large scale in many states of the country including UP. The Union Home Ministry has issued an advisory to the states to increase the security of Kanwar pilgrims. Sources said that the Home Ministry has asked the state governments to make immediate arrangements to enhance the security of the Kanwariyas.