Diet chart for Amarnath pilgrims

Jammu: Pilgrims undertaking the arduous trek to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas will be served food by community kitchens according to a standard diet chart prepared by the Shrine Board.

Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) has prescribed a standard diet chart to be followed from this year by community kitchens that serve food to lakhs of pilgrims visiting the 3,888-meter high cave shrine.

Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra, who is chairman of SASB, told a 16-member delegation of the representatives of the Shri Amarnath Barfani Langar Organisation (SABLO) about the diet plan.

Over 6 lakh pilgrims visited cave shrine in 2011.