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Uttarakhand CM announces Rs 200 cr relief package to help people amid COVID-19

Pushkar Singh Dhami, Chief Minister of Uttarakhand announced a Rs 200 crore relief package for people engaged in tourism and Char Dham Yatra-related activities. This relief package is expected to benefit 1.63 lakh families. The CMO released this statement. Dhami also took to Twitter to post an announcement about the package being brought by the Uttarakhand government for people associated with the tourism sector and activities related to Char Dham Yatra, affected by COVID-19.

 

CM’s Relief package for tourism sector 

The Uttarakhand High Court had put a stay on the decision to allow the Char Dham Yatra, and the state government had challenged this in the Supreme Court. The state government said that the Uttarakhand High Court had made a mistake by not taking into account that the livelihood of a large number of people living around the Char Dham, depends on the annual Char Dham Yatra. The Char Dham Yatra includes a visit to the famous Kedarnath Temple and attracts a…

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