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Landslides continue for over 70 hours, stalls Badrinath Yatra

  • Landslides continue for over 70 hours, stalls Badrinath Yatra
  • The Badrinath highway has been blocked after landslides in the area continued for straight 70 hours.

  • The administration has stalled the Badrinath Yatra keeping in view the safety of the pilgrims.

  • Yatris queued up as the yatra was halted.

  • Landslides were triggered by heavy rains in the area.

  • The heavy rains followed by landslides blocked the Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway at Chamoli district.

  • Almost 3,000 pilgrims have been stranded at Joshimath and Govindghat, an official said.

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