A one-month long ‘Vishnu Mahayajna’ was being performed in memory of Kargil martyrs on the banks of river Ganga here from Sunday.

To take part in the Yajna, organised by Shri Badrinath—Kedarnath temple committee, families of nearly 100 soldiers, who died in the war, reached here from various parts of the country.

They also took a holy dip in river Ganga.

Spokesperson of the temple committee Madhu Bhatt said more families of Kargil martyrs are expected to reach here to take part in the ‘Mahayajna’.