Kailash Mansarovar Yatra: Fresh applicants, senior citizens get preference in computerised draw of lots
Thanking China for extending support in organising the pilgrimage, the Minister told the pilgrims: "It is an important step towards promoting people to people exchanges, strenghthening friendship and understanding between two countries."
The Minister said that interest in the pilgrimage had increased significantly over the years.
The first batch will visit Kailash Mansarovar through Lipulekh Pass (Uttarakhand), and this involves some trekking.
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