- Gates will reopen on September 4
- All visitors are required to possess their negative coronavirus report and Uttrakhand Entry pass
CHANDIGARH, Punjab—The gates of the Sikh shrine Sri Hemkunt Sahib are going to reopen on September 4. Usually, the gates of Sri Hemkunt Sahib are opened at the end of May month or in the start of June month, but this year the government didn’t give permission due to the prevailing coronavirus pandemic.
Interacting with Sikh24 earlier today, Sri Hemkunt Sahib Management Trust’s chairman Narinderjit Singh Bindra informed that the government has given permission to reopen the gates of Sri Hemkunt Sahib.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from all corners of the world come to pay obeisance at Sri Hemkunt Sahib to receive blessings of Guru Sahib.
Situated at an altitude of 15,197 feet, Sri Hemkunt Sahib is a Sikh shrine in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. It is devoted to Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the tenth Sikh master, and finds mention in the Dasam Granth. With its setting of a glacial lake surrounded by seven mountain peaks, each adorned by a Nishan Sahib on its cliff.