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Gurdwara Gobind Ghat

After 16 June cloudburst: Hemkunt Sahib shrine now closed for the season

Chandigarh/Punjab (June 22, 2013): It is learnt that after the June 16 cloudburst, the Hemkunt Sahib shrine has been closed for the current season. Hemkunt Sahib is located at a height of 15,200 feet in Chamoli district of Uttrakhand. As per media reports the Hemkunt trust managing gurdwara at Hemkunt took this decision on June 21.

More than 1000 feared dead in Uttrakhand; 3,000 stuck at Gobind Ghat – 62,000 at Kedarnath

Uttrakhand, India (June 21, 2013): According to media reports in Kedarnath area of Uttrakhand more than sixty thousand people have been stuck as the heavy rain fall and floods have washed away around 90 pilgrim shelter homes (dharamshalas).

Condition near Gobind Ghat (June 17, 2013)

Main building of Gurdwara Gobind Ghat is safe; No Saroops were lost: Chairman of Sri Hemkunt Sahib Mgt. Trust

Uttrakhand, India (June 18, 2013): According to media reports, Narinder Jeet Singh Bindra, Chairman of Uttarakhand Minorities Commission, said today that the main building of Gurdwara Sahib of Gobind Ghat in Uttarakhand is safe and none of the Saroops of of Guru Granth Sahib were lost due to rains as was feared.