Before the Amarnath Yatra, the administration made elaborate security arrangements. Every step of the way, monitoring is being done to ensure that the Amarnath Yatra goes on safely and smoothly. The journey will start on June 30 and will continue till August 11, the day of Raksha Bandhan.
- Tight security arrangements have been made before Amarnath Yatra
- Amarnath Yatra will start in June and will continue till August 11, the day of Raksha Bandhan.
- This time more than 10 lakh pilgrims are expected to see the snow Shivling in the cave of Amarnath.
New Delhi: Given the possibility of the terrorist attack on Amarnath Yatra, the government has beefed up security arrangements. Security has been ensured at every corner before the Amarnath Yatra. It should be noted that formally the Amarnath Yatra will start on June 30 and will continue till August 11, the day of Raksha Bandhan. Watch the ground report in this video.
Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) tweeted that the first puja was performed at the holy cave shrine of Lord Shiva on the occasion of Jyeshtha Purnima on Tuesday as part of the rituals to mark the beginning of the annual Amarnath Yatra. Participated in prayer along with other office-bearers.
More than one million pilgrims are expected to see the snow Shivling this time at the Amarnath Cave, located at an altitude of 3,880 meters in the South Kashmir Himalayas, 45 km from the tourist destination Pahalgam. Amarnath Yatra after two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic It is worth mentioning that after the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019, the yatra was stopped as a precaution in view of the strict restrictions imposed by the Center in Jammu and Kashmir while Kovid-19 Only rituals of the yatra were held in 2020 and 2021 due to the pandemic.
20 resting places built for Amarnath Yatris in Kathua
For the upcoming Amarnath Yatra, 20 resting places for 8,000 people have been set up in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. A senior official gave this information. According to Additional Chief Secretary (Home) RK Goel, who is inspecting the facilities for the pilgrimage in Lakhanpur, Deputy Commissioner of Kathua, Rahul Pandey said that these places will have the facility of langar (community kitchen) and this The passengers are all set for their stay. The 43-day long journey to the Amarnath temple is scheduled to begin on June 30 via two routes—the traditional 48-km route at Pahalgam in south Kashmir and the shorter 14-km Baltal route in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal.
Aadhar card verification mandatory for Amarnath Yatra
Pilgrims wishing to undertake the Amarnath Yatra will have to show their Aadhaar card or submit their Aadhaar voluntarily for verification. This has been said in the notification issued by the General Administration Department, which will be applicable with immediate effect. Amarnath Yatra will start on June 30. and will conclude on August 11. After the abrogation of Article 370, the duration of the Amarnath Yatra has been cut due to several restrictions implemented in Jammu and Kashmir. Over 10 lakh pilgrims are estimated to attend the yatra this year. (with agency input)