Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: There will be no need to pass through Nepal or Sikkim, Direct Mansarovar Yatra via Pithoragarh, 93% work completed
Dehradun. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is going to be much easier for the devotees than before. Kailash Mansarovar Yatra can now be completed without going to China or Nepal. In fact, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari recently said that more than 90 percent of the work on the Kailash Mansarovar Road Project has been completed. This route is passing through Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand.
In an interview to news agency PTI, Gadkari said, “93 per cent of the work on the Kailash Mansarovar road project has been completed.” The new road is expected to reduce the travel time of pilgrims going to Kailash Mansarovar by several days. Presently the journey to Kailash Mansarovar through Sikkim or Nepal Routes takes about 2 to 3 weeks.
BRO appreciated for Dharchula-Lipulekh road connectivity
The Union Minister lauded the Border Road Organization (BRO) for completing the road connectivity work from Dharchula to Lipulekh, popularly known as the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra route, in the year 2022. Dharchula-Lipulekh road is an extension of Pithoragarh-Tawaghat-Ghatiyabagarh road. It originates from Ghatiabadgarh and ends at Lipulekh pass, the gateway to Kailash Mansarovar.
Travel time will be reduced by several days
The Border Road Organization has connected 80 kilometer long Dharchula to Lipulekh. This extension is at an altitude of 6000 to 17060 feet. With the completion of this project, the arduous journey through treacherous terrain by the pilgrims of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra can be avoided and the duration of the journey will be reduced by several days.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : March 26, 2023, 20:13 IST