The pilgrims who reached Dham this year on the Kedarnath Temple Yatra also made a new record. By June 24, 447748 pilgrims have reached Dham by a distance of 17 km. In the last year 347504 pilgrims had reached Dham only. The journey of Lord Ashutosh’s 11th Jyotirlinga Kedarnath, which began from May 9, has achieved many new dimensions this time. The pace that the trip had taken since May 20 has remained till the third week of June. There are also snowy roads in Kedarnath.
This can be estimated from this point that during the 47 days of the journey, 4 lakh 89 thousand 122 in 7 lakh 48 thousand 140 pilgrims who arrived in this month have reached this month. While in the whole of 2017, so many pilgrims were unable to reach Kedarnath even during the whole trip.
Not only this, the scope of pilgrimage has increased for Baba’s views this year. According to the figures, from May 9 to 24, 447748 pilgrims have reached Dham by a distance of 17 km from Gaurikund. In the year 2018, only 3 lakh 47 thousand 504 pilgrims reached the pedestal.
In the one and a half months of faith, Kedarghati, pedestrian hamlets and dham business also got new speed. Also, 2 lakh 32 thousand pilgrims from the marauders also reached Baba’s Darshan, which has resulted in the amount of income of the three crore rupees to the administration. The palanquin and Kandi operators have also earned two times more than one and a half from last year. From helicopter 16 May to 23 June, 55241 pilgrims have reached Dham.
Number of resource devotees
Horse mule 232000
Note: Statistics up to June 24
With the record number of devotees in Kedarnath, there has also been an increase in the income of the Siddhi-Kedarnath Temple Committee. Last year, the committee had earned 12 crores during the journey. Whereas in the one-and-a-half month this year, the figure of income has exceeded 15 crores. After rainy wait, the committee’s earnings are expected to cross 200 million in two months of travel.
The first phase of Kedarnath Yatra has been pleasant. During this time more devotees reached the shrine. There were some problems during this period. Keeping these things in mind, the template will be prepared in a new way for upcoming travel preparations. Also, basic systems will be promoted.