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Over 2.29 lakh devotees perform Amarnath Yatra in 22 days

Over 2.29 lakh devotees have carried out the continuing Amarnath Yatra because it began on June 30. Nonetheless, the authorities on Friday stopped one other batch of pilgrims in Jammu attributable to blockade of Jammu-Srinagar freeway.
SRINAGAR: Over 2.29 lakh devotees have carried out the continuing Amarnath Yatra because it began on June 30. Nonetheless, the authorities on Friday stopped one other batch of pilgrims in Jammu attributable to blockade of Jammu-Srinagar freeway.

Officers mentioned that attributable to incessant rain alongside the over 300 km lengthy Jammu-Srinagar freeway, taking pictures stones and landslides have occurred on elements of the freeway.

“No traffic will be allowed on the highway today. Accordingly, no movement of Yatris will be allowed today from Jammu towards the Valley,” officers mentioned on Friday.

Thus far, in 22 days, 2,29,744 Yatris had Darshan on the cave shrine.

On Thursday, 10,310 paid obeisance on the cave shrine located 3,888 meters above sea stage within the Himalayas.

Pilgrims method the cave shrine both from the shorter north Kashmir Baltal route or the longer south Kashmir Pahalgam route. These utilizing the Baltal route, should trek 14 km to achieve the cave shrine. Pilgrims utilizing this route return to the bottom camp the identical day after having Darshan.

These utilizing the normal Pahalgam route should trek 48 km for 4 days to achieve the cave shrine.

Helicopter providers can be found on each routes for the pilgrims.

MeT division has forecast cloudy climate with the potential for mild to reasonable rain on Friday alongside each routes.

Pilgrims and Yatra managers have been suggested to be cautious of flash floods, landslides, and many others alongside the dual routes to the cave shrine.

Amarnath Yatra 2022 will finish on August 11 on Shravan Purnima coinciding with the Raksha Bandhan pageant.

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