Amarnath Yatra: Over 3 Lakh pilgrims pay obeisance at holy cave so far

On the 24th day of the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, 7,778 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave and cumulatively since the beginning of the pilgrimage on 1st July 2019, 3,01,818 Yatris had darshan at the Holy Cave.

The spokesman said that Umang Narula, Chief Executive Officer, Amarnath Shrine Board informed Governor Satya Pal Malik that the Yatra had crossed the three lakh mark four years ago in 2015 which was a 59 day long Yatra.

Governor expressed satisfaction over increased flow of Yatris this year and recorded high appreciation of the coordinated effort made by the various concerned State Government departments and agencies, Army, Central Armed Police Forces, J&K Police, Shrine Board, all local stakeholders, and the Civil and Police officers of the State Government deployed as Camp Officers for the smooth conduct of Yatra.

He also appreciated the people of the Valley, particularly of Anantnag and Ganderbal districts, for their strong support and wholehearted participation in this annual pilgrimage. He wished the Yatris who are registered for pilgrimage in the coming dates, a safe and a satisfactory pilgrimage.