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■ Appearing for the Centre, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said state govts must not permit the yatra and arrangemen­ts should be made for water from the Ganges to be available through tankers at specified places

■ SC to Mehta: “One thing is clear, we cannot allow the Uttar Pradesh government to hold Kanwar Yatra in view of Covid”

■ Advocate appearing for UP govt: “Total ban on the yatra will be inappropri­ate”

■ Court posts the case for further hearing on July 19 (Monday)

■ UP govt earlier told the SC that it has decided to hold a ‘symbolic’ Kanwar Yatra with appropriat­e restrictio­ns

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