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    Uttarakhand: 91 pilgrim deaths since Char Dham Yatra started this year



    A total of 91 pilgrims have lost their lives during the course of the Char Dam Yatra in since the pilgrimage began on May 3 this year, informed the officials on Friday.


    Director-General (DG) Health Shailja Bhatt cited heart attack as the primary reason behind the reported deaths on Friday.





    ” Most of the pilgrims died due to heart attacks. Also, health services in Char Dham have been strengthened as compared to earlier,” Bhatt told ANI.


    An addition of 169 doctors has been deployed.


    began with the opening of Gangotri and Yamunotri portals for devotees on May 3, on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya in the presence of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami. While re-opened on May 6, the doors of Badrinath opened on May 8.

    (Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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