Amid tight security, the 32nd batch of pilgrims on Monday left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from Jammu.
Amid tight security, the 28th batch of pilgrims left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from Jammu.
Amid tight security, the 27th batch of pilgrims left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.
The Amarnath Yatra resumed at 10 am Saturday from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes after its temporary suspension, an official said.
Amid tight security, the 21st batch of pilgrims left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.
Amid tight security, the 19th batch of 2,003 pilgrims left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.
The traditional rituals for `Chhari-Mubarak`, the holy mace of Lord Shiva, were performed at Pahalgam on the occasion of `Vyas-Purnima` that marks the beginning of the Amarnath Yatra.
More than 1.5 lakh pilgrims have finished the Amarnath Yatra that started June 28.
A ninth batch of 2,489 pilgrims Saturday left amidst tight security from the base camp here for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.
The yatra to the Holy Cave Shrine of Amarnath on Wednesday started from the traditional Pahalgam route, four days after the annual pilgrimage began on the shorter Baltal route.
The sixth batch of 1475 pilgrims left for Amarnath cave shrine from Jammu base camp here amid tight security on Wednesday, police said.
`Chhari Mubarak`, the holy mace of Lord Shiva, will be carried to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas on July 12 through the traditional Pahalgam route.
The annual Amarnath Yatra, which began from the Baltal route in north Kashmir on June 28, will also start from its traditional Pahalgam route.
With the yatra having entered fourth day on Tuesday, over 50,000 pilgrims have paid their obeisance at cave shrine of Amarnath in Jammu and Kashmir, housing holy Ice Lingum of Lord Shiva.
Two Amarnath pilgrims including a saint died on way to the 3,880-metre high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in the ongoing pilgrimage to five.
Despite inclement weather and snow-covered tracks, the Amarnath yatra is going on with full fervour.
A multi-pronged security system has been put in place along the highway from Kathua to Jammu for visiting Amarnath pilgrims, a senior police officer said on Thursday.
With the annual Amarnath Yatra starting this Saturday, the DGP on Wednesday took stock of security arrangements.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday visited Pahalgam to take stock of the situation following a fire at the Tourist Reception Centre there last evening.
Breaking his silence, Director Health Services (Kashmir) Saleem-ur-Rehman on Monday dismissed the molestation allegations levelled against him by a nurse as "baseless and fabricated" and said he was ready to face any probe to prove his innocence.
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