The annual Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage for year 2008 was scheduled to commence from June 1, 2008. The Government of People’s Republic of China conveyed to the Ministry of External Affairs that on account of domestic reasons they would not be in a position to receive pilgrims before June 21, 2008. In view of this, the Ministry of External Affairs had to cancel the Batch Numbers 1 and 2. The Kailash Mansarovar pilgrimage for year 2008 will now commence from the Batch number 3 which is scheduled to depart
It must be noted here that the Government of India had invited applications for the Kailash Mansoravar Yatra 2008 in January. The last date of application was March 17.
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