31 deaths in just 12 days in Chardham Yatra, commotion in health department

15/05/202215/05/2022 Share0 As soon as the Chardham Yatra begins, devotees flock to Darshan. But 31 devotees have died so far since the start of the Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand. One of them is a local resident of Badrinath. State DG Health Dr. Talking to Bhatt, Shailaja said […]
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31 deaths in just 12 days in Chardham Yatra, commotion in health department






As soon as the Chardham Yatra begins, devotees flock to Darshan. But 31 devotees have died so far since the start of the Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand. One of them is a local resident of Badrinath. State DG Health Dr. Talking to Bhatt, Shailaja said that all these deaths were due to high blood pressure, heart attack and mountain sickness. A large number of devotees are arriving in Uttarakhand for the Chardham Yatra this time. But it is only 12 days since the journey began. The death of such a large number of devotees in such a situation is raising big questions on the administration.

The death of such a large number of devotees during the Chardham Yatra has caused a stir in the health department as well. After which many guidelines have been issued by the department for the health and safety of the passengers. According to these guidelines, devotees are required to check their health before traveling to Char Dham, if there is any disease, then doctor’s consultation form and their contact number. Keep with you Apart from this, patients with heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure are advised to take special care while walking at high altitudes.

For health related information, 104 helplines have been issued by the health department. In addition, in case of any difficulty during the journey to Char Dham, one can also contact the 108 helpline number for ambulance. The Char Dham Yatra has started two years after Corona, with a large number of devotees arriving. Which has also caused great chaos.