Haridwar Kawad Yatra 2021

Haridwar Kawad Yatra is a processional pilgrimage of Kanwaris (devotees of Lord Shiva) to Haridwar Shiva Temples. Kanwar Yatra takes place in Shravan Month as per North Indian Hindi calendars (July – August). Earlier, Kanwar Yatra was performed in Bhado month but in 1960 Shrabani Mela started in Shravan Month and extended up to Dashara. In […]

Kanwar Yatra | Kavad Yatra

Kanwar Yatra (Kavad Yatra – Shravan Month Kanwar Yatra) is annual pilgrimage of Kanwaris (devotees of Lord Shiva) to Haridwar, Gaumukh and Gangotri Temples in Uttarakhand and Sultanganj in Bihar to fetch holy waters of Ganga River (Gangajal) which is later offered at their local Shiva Temples. Kanwar Yatra takes place in Shravan Month as […]

Security for Kanwar Yatra tightened

Security for Kanwar Yatra 2015 tightened.. In wake of the terrorist attack in Gurdaspur, the Muzaffarnagar authorities have increased security for the annual Kanwar yatra which is slated to begin on August 1, 2015. The route of the Kanwar yatra which passes through this district has been divided into 16 zones and 81 sectors. It […]

Kanwaria Special Train between Delhi Haridwar

To clear the extra rush of devotees or pilgrims, Northern Railways of Indian Railway will run special train – ‘Kanwaria special train’ between Delhi and Haridwar. Northern Railway today announced that it would run three special trains for Kawad Yatra which is slated to begin on August 1, 2015. Two trains would run daily from […]