Amarnath yatra: 6.26 lakh pilgrims offer prayers

With the Amarnath yatra under way, over 6.26 lakh pilgrims have offered prayers at the holy Ice Ligim of Lord Shiva, officials said.

Updated: Aug 06, 2011, 17:37 PM IST

Jammu: With the Amarnath yatra under way,
over 6.26 lakh pilgrims have offered prayers at the holy Ice
Ligim of Lord Shiva, officials said on Saturday.
As many as 6,26,612 lakh pilgrims have paid obeisance at
13500-feet high cave shrine in South Kashmir, they said.

Over 1752 pilgrims visited the cave shrine today.
On July 21, a record 5 lakh pilgrim registered their
arrivals at the shrine and on July 29, 6 lakh pilgrims
made a record by visiting the cave shrine.

"The yatra is going on smoothly as pilgrims are paying
obeisance without any difficulty," they said.

PTI