Amarnath Yatra to begin on June 28
Jammu and Kashmir, Shri Amarnathji Yatra scheduled to commence on 28th of June this year is likely to receive a footfall of about six lakh pilgrims who would pay their obeisance’s at the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.
AIR Correspondent reports, The registration for the upcoming 56-day annual pilgrimage to the Himalayan cave shrine of Shri Amarnathji in south Kashmir has already begun from 1st of this month for both Pahalgam and Baltal routes through 446 designated banks across the country.
The health certificates issued by Doctors or Medical Institutions duly authorised by the State Governments or Union Territory Administrations is mandatory to undertake the Yatra. The people under the age of 13 years or above the age of 75 years and women who are more than six weeks pregnant would not be registered for the Yatra.
Only those Yatri’s who would be in possession of a permit valid for a specific date and route shall be allowed to proceed beyond the base camp at Bhagwati Nagar in Jammu. The intending pilgrims have been appealed by the administration to complete the necessary formalities for registration quite well in advance and obtain the permit to avoid any sort of inconvenience.
It is worthwhile to mention that amid adherence to strict covid guidelines, the 56-day yatra to 3,880 meters high holy cave shrine of Shri Amarnathji is expected to receive a footfall of six lakh pilgrims this year.
The Yatra is scheduled to start from the twin routes of Pahalgam and Baltal on 28th of June on the auspicious day of Ashaad Chaturthi and would conclude on Shravan Purnima, the day of Raksha Bandhan festival on 22nd of August.