Uttarakhand government frees the temples from government control

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The Uttarakhand Government took back the The Uttarakhand Char Dham Devasthanam Management Act, 2019 that sought to extend control over 51 temples in Uttarakhand  and have  been opposed tooth and nail by their seers and managements.

About Char-Dham

Char Dham means four religious places. Char Dham is located in Garhwal Himalayas range of Uttarakhand.  It is a circuit of hindu religious pilgrimage 

It includes :

Badrinath :

It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The head priest, or Rawal, is traditionally a Nambudri Brahmin chosen from Kerala. It is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand


It is dedicated to Lord Shiva .It is located in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand .


It is in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand . It is on the bank of river Bhagirathi.

It is believed that goddess Ganga descended from heaven to this place.

The Ganga river at its origin is called Bhagirathi which originates from gomukh in the Gangotri  glacier. It merges with Alaknanda river at Devprayag and then it is called Ganga .


It is located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.

It is the source of Yamuna river and a seat of  goddess Yamuna.

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