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Amarnath Yatra begins, 2,750 pilgrims leave from Nunwan base camp

Nunwan (Jammu and Kashmir): The annual Amarnath Yatra started on Thursday as a batch of two,750 pilgrims from the Nunwan base camp left for a cave temple within the south Kashmir Himalayas. Deputy Commissioner Piyush Sigla flagged off the batch of pilgrims from Nunwan base camp at Pahalgam in Anantnag district. Sigla knowledgeable that every one preparations have been made to make sure clean conduct of the 43-day pilgrimage.

“Our endeavor is to ensure that the pilgrims feel safe and can have a peaceful darshan of the Shivling in the holy cave of the temple,” he mentioned. Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha visited the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu metropolis on Wednesday morning. The primary batch of 4,890 pilgrims for the annual Amarnath Yatra was dispatched from Kashmir to go to the Pahalgam and Baltal base camps in Kashmir Has accomplished too. He mentioned this yr the variety of pilgrims is predicted to be larger than regular because the yatra is being organized after a spot of practically three years.

It’s noteworthy that within the yr 2019, the yatra was postponed halfway after the central authorities abrogated many of the provisions of Article 370 of the Structure which gave particular standing to Jammu and Kashmir, whereas within the yr 2020 and 2021, the Corona-19 world The go to was not organized due to the pandemic. The Amarnath Yatra will finish on August 11, on the event of Raksha Bandhan.

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