Amarnath: 13,377 Pilgrims pay obeisance today, cross last year’s mark


On the 22nd day of the ongoing Amarnathji Yatra, 13,377 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave and cumulatively since the beginning of the pilgrimage on 1st July 2019, 2,85,381 Yatris had darshan at the Holy Cave.

The spokesman said that during last year’s 50 days Yatra, the total number of pilgrims who visited Holy Cave Shrine was 2,85,006, whereas this year the pilgrimage has crossed this number in 22 days.

A critically sick Yatri Vijay Rathore, a resident of Rajkot Gujarat from Sheshnag Camp and a CRPF official Phool Kanwar, ASI from Brarimarg were evacuated by Helicopter today on the directions of Governor Satya Pal Malik. The spokesman added that 14 critically sick Yatris were evacuated by the Shrine Board for immediate specialized treatment.


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