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Devotees coming to Yamunotri Darshan will have to return in 60 minutes

To make the movement on the Yamunotri footpath easy and safe, DM Dr. Meherban Singh Bisht has fixed the maximum number and time period for the movement of horses, mules, and dandi from Janki Chatti to Yamunotri. At the

same time, the passenger going to Yamunotri by horse-mule and dandi-kandi will have to return after darshan within 60 minutes. If this is not done, the operator will return without taking the passenger. According to the order of the DM, the maximum number of horses and mules going from Janki Chatti to Yamunotri and Yamunotri to Janki Chatti has been fixed at 800.

The time for movement of horses and mules on this route will be from 4 am to 5 pm only. After the completion of the rounds of 800 horses and mules, horses and mules will be sent from Janki Chatti in the same ratio in which they will return from Yamunotri.

The administration has also fixed a time period of five hours for the departure of each horse and mule, the visit of the traveler, and the return. No horse or mule will remain on the travel route for more than five hours.

Horse and mule will be operated from the prepaid counter. Slip will be issued there and payment will be made there. Information about this will be given to the passenger through loudspeaker.

In the DM’s order, the maximum number of dandi-kandi going to and coming from Jankichatti to Yamunotri has been fixed at 300. Their travel time is fixed from 4 am to 4 pm.

Each dandi-kandi will be able to travel on the Yatra route for only six hours. They will be released in lots of 50. After the release of one lot, the next lot will be released one hour later as per rotation. The dandi-kandi will be operated only from Birla Dharamshala.