Tue. Nov 24th, 2020
Mansarovar yatra became easy, link to Dharchula opened

New Delhi: Mansarovar Yatra has been made easier. The road link from

Dharchula to Lipulekh on the China border in Uttarakhand, will facilitate the

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra. It will take less time and traffic in the border area will

become easier.

See the video to understand its benefits

Defence Ministe Mr. Singh inaugurated the link through video conference and

also flagged off the convoy of vehicles from Pithoragarh to Gunji. On this

occasion, he said that the Central Government is working with a special approach

for the development of remote areas. With the completion of this important link,

the decades-old dream of devotees and locals has been fulfilled. He expressed

confidence that the opening of this roadway will promote local trade and

economic activities in the area. He said that before the construction of this link

route, the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra used to take two to three weeks, but now it

will be completed in a week. The height of this road of eighty kilometers is from

6000 to 17 thousand 60 feet at different places. Devotees traveling on the Kailash

Yatra through Lipulekh route had to travel 90 kilometers with great difficulties on

the high mountains. Passengers on their way to Sikkim and Nepal were required

to travel 80 per cent on Chinese roads and only 20 per cent on Indian roads, but

now this ratio has changed and the opening of the Ghatiyabagad-Lipulek road

makes pilgrims 84 per cent travel on Indian roads and only 16 percent will travel

on the road to China.

Mansarovar journey inside most of the Indian border

Congratulating the engineers and employees of Border Roads Organization for

this historic achievement, Mr. Singh said that their dedication has led to this

success. He also paid tribute to the employees who lost their lives during the

construction work of this road. Appreciating the employees of the organization,

he said that these people They are doing important work for the country by

staying away from their homes. Take the director general of the organization.

General Harpal Singh said that due to various reasons, the road was obstructed

repeatedly, but the employees worked courageously in all adverse circumstances

and completed it. Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat, Army Chief

General Manoj Mukund Narwane, Defense Secretary Ajay Kumar, Lok Sabha

member from Almora Ajay Tamta and several senior officials of the ministry and

organization were also present on the occasion.


By rkhabar

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