Wednesday August 22, 2018
Home Lead Story Holy Hindu Sh...

Holy Hindu Shrine Gangotri Closes for Six Months

Gangotri is part of the four shrines where the 'Chaar Dhaam' annual pilgrimage takes place in the hill state of Uttarakhand that draws millions every year.

0
//
61
Gangotri
Gangotri temple. Wikimedia
Republish
Reprint

Dehradun, October 20, 2017 : The gates of the Gangotri shrine in Uttarakhand were closed for a six-month winter break on Friday.

Amid fanfare and chanting of vedic hymns, locals shifted a statue of the Goddess Ganga to Mukhwa where, from Saturday, puja will be performed for the next six months. Jawans of the Mahal regiment of the Army played music during the ceremony.

Gangotri is part of the four shrines where the ‘Chaar Dhaam’ annual pilgrimage takes place in the hill state of Uttarakhand that draws millions every year.

The Kedarnath and Yamunotri shrines will be closed for the winter break from Saturday. (IANS)

 

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 NewsGram

Next Story

Sara Ali Khan will be doing Her Second Film under Anushka Sharma’s Banner

Sara Ali Khan will make her debut in Kedarnath next year and has signed her next film already.

0
Actress Sara Ali Khan
Actress Sara Ali Khan. Instagram
  • According to a source After making Making her Debut in Kedarnath, Sara Ali Khan will be doing a social drama produced by Anushka Sharma and KriArj Entertainment.

Sara Ali Khan’s Debut movie Kedarnath is with Sushant Singh Rajput

Kedarnath actress Sara Ali Khan has signed her second Film which will be produced by Anushka Sharma production house, Clean State Films which Anushka co-owns with her brother Karnesh and KriArj Entertainment owned by Prerna Arora and Arjun N Kapoor.

The movie is a social Drama and makers were searching a heroin when the idea of casting Sara changed upon them. According to reports, Director of Kedarnath, Abhishek Kapoor was not in a favor of Sara’s decision of signing the second movie.But the young actress did not want to wait for so long as Kedarnath release date has been shifted to the end of next year.

However, none has made any official statement about Sara’s playing lead in the movie. KriArj Entertainment told Pinkvilla: “Yes we have had a casual meeting with Sara but there’s nothing more to add to this. Currently, we are focusing all our energies on our next release – Pari.” Pari is Anushka’s next supernatural thriller and is slated to release in February.

Next Story