Kanwar Yatra 2023: Even before the commencement of the Kanwar Yatra, the Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh has come into action and strict rules have been made regarding the Kanwar Yatra starting from July 4.
Yogi Govt Rule for Kanwar Yatra: The Yogi Adityanath government of Uttar Pradesh has come into action even before the commencement of the Kanwar Yatra and this time strict rules have been made regarding the Kanwar Yatra. This year the month of Sawan will start from 4th July this year and will remain till 31st August. During this, the police will keep an eye on WhatsApp groups and social media to prevent anti-social elements from spreading rumors spreading communal tension. Along with this, the movement of Yatra will be monitored through CCTV and drone cameras.
- Ban on these things during Kanwar Yatra
During the Kanwar Yatra, it will not be allowed to keep Kanwar, spear, trishul and any kind of goods more than 12 feet in height. Along with this, playing obscene songs on DJ console will also not be allowed. Along with this, there will be no movement of vehicles on Kanwar routes. The Yogi government has issued instructions to the officials in some districts regarding this and has ordered to follow them strictly.
- Kanwar Yatra will be plastic free
The Kanwar Yatra, which begins with the beginning of the month of Shravan, will be plastic-free this year and the use of single-use plastic and thermocol has been banned during the yatra. Principal Secretary Urban Development Amrit Abhijat said, the Kanwar Yatra will be kept completely plastic free. Along with single use plastic, the use of thermocol will also be banned. Cleanliness campaign should be launched and arrangements for drinking water will be made on the way.
- CM Yogi gave instructions to monitor the yatra
Principal Secretary Home Sanjay Prasad, who reviewed the preparations for the event, said, ‘Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed the officials to continuously monitor the Kanwar Yatra, so that the yatra can be completed in a safe and peaceful manner. The officials of all the districts through which the yatra will pass should work in coordination. Prasad said, ‘Inter-state and inter-district information system should be strengthened, so that information about any incident can be shared with neighboring states or districts immediately.’
- Instructions to the policemen to behave decently with the devotees
Along with this, the policemen have been instructed to behave decently with the devotees. The official said that the officials of Uttarakhand, Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan have been asked to hold talks with the Kanwar associations before allowing Kanwar camps and community feasts (bhandars). Prasad said that the officers of the district administration should provide security and necessary facilities to the Kanwaris.
- Better facilities for women kanwariyas
Sanjay Prasad said that anti-venom and anti-rabies vaccine should be stored in medical camps. There should be arrangements for toilets and bathrooms along the way. Barricading should be done at the ghats to prevent untoward incident. He said that in view of the increase in the number of women kanwariyas, the administration should make arrangements to provide better facilities and security to them during the yatra. Along with this, if there is any big event or examination in the district, then the local officials should immediately inform the state government. Paschimanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited should ensure uninterrupted power supply.