New Delhi, July 16
*SC asks Uttar Pradesh government to consider not holding even “symbolic” Kanwar Yatra in state in view of Covid.
*SC seeks Uttar Pradesh government’s response by July 19.
*SC says right to life is paramount and all kind of sentiments are subservient to Article 21 of Constitution.
*States shall not be allowed to hold Kanwar Yatra and arrangements for Ganga water will be made by tankers at specified places: Centre to SC.
*Uttar Pradesh govt tells SC that it has decided to hold “symbolic” Kanwar Yatra with appropriate Covid restrictions. PTI