The movement of pilgrims to and from Badrinath Dham, which had been halted on Monday due to heavy rain, resumed on Tuesday morning as the weather cleared. "115 vehicles departed Badrinath Dham this morning as soon as the weather cleared. Passengers are now being transported to Badrinath Dham "Himanshu Khurana, the Chamoli District Magistrate, said on Tuesday.
The movement of pilgrims near Hanuman Chatti was halted due to heavy rain and falling stones.
"Due to heavy rains yesterday night, movement of passengers was barred due to falling stones from the rock near Baldoda upstream of Hanuman Chatti on Badrinath National Highway and rising water in Lambagad drain," District Magistrate Himanshu Khurana told ANI.
Pilgrims on their way to Badrinath Dham were halted in Pipalkoti, Chamoli, Nandprayag, Karnprayag, and Gauchar, Govindghat. The administration took care of their lodging as well as their food and water, according to the District Magistrate.
Badrinath Temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu and is located in the Garhwal hill tracks in Chamoli district, along the banks of the Alaknanda River. The temple is one of the four ancient pilgrimage destinations known as the "Char Dham," together with Yamunotri, Gangotri, and Kedarnath.
It is located in the Uttarakhand town of Badrinath. Every year, it is open for six months (between the end of April and the beginning of November). Every year, thousands of tourists and devotees go from all over the country and overseas to visit the Char Dhams.