Amarnath Yatra resumes from Jammu after day-long suspension


After remaining suspended for a day following shutdown call on the third death anniversary of militant commander Burhan Wani, the Amarnath yatra was resumed from Bhagwati Nagar, Jammu base camp on Tuesday

Confirming the resumption of Yatra, an official said that a batch of 5964 pilgrims left the base camp Jammu in a cavalcade for Amarnath cave in Kashmir.

“Of these, 1900 Yatris are going to Pahalgam base camp while 4,000 are going to Baltal base camp”.

The 45-day long annual Amarnath Yatra which started on July 1 has been going on smoothly. Till date, over 1,11,655 pilgrims have paid their obeisance at Amarnath cave.


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