Amarnath Yatra: Amid the continued pandemic, the once a year Amarnath Yatra within the Himalayas might be carried out in a staggered way and no more than 500 pilgrims might be allowed to seek advice from the sacred cave shrine of Lord Shiva day-to-day, officers informed information company PTI. The Amarnath shrine is situated in Jammu and Kashmir. Also Read – We Stand United to Defend Autonomy of J&Okay, Says Farooq Abdullah After All-party Meet
“This year’s pilgrimage will be conducted in a staggered manner and not more than 500 pilgrims will be allowed to visit the shrine daily due to the COVID-19 situation,” an legit aware of the dialogue stated. Also Read – Over 6000 Passengers Travel Out of J&Okay, Aviation Ministry Asks Airlines to Keep Fares in Check; Railways Waive Off Cancellation Charges
The Amarnath Yatra is more likely to begin on July 21. This 12 months, the pilgrimage could also be allowed most effective throughout the Baltal path as path via Pahalgam is but to be cleared of snow. Also Read – Union Home Minister Amit Shah Likely to Visit J&Okay After August 7: Reports
Around 9,000 other folks had been examined COVID-19 sure within the Union Territory and round 145 other folks succumbed to the virus to this point.
However, a last determination at the pilgrimage to the shrine in Himalayas might be taken later subsequent week, the legit stated.
The government are specifically involved over the COVID-19 pandemic as the indicators for the virus and high- altitude illness are virtually similar.
The docs within the Union Territory and the military are already wired and therefore, permitting numerous pilgrims to move for the Amarnath pilgrimage might be an extra burden on scientific workforce and infrastructure, any other legit stated.
The factor of pilgrimages to the Amarnath and Vaishnodevi shrines, each situated in Jammu and Kashmir, was once mentioned at a high-level assembly attended through Union ministers G Kishan Reddy and Jitendra Singh and senior officers of the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Jammu and Kashmir management.
In case of Vaishnodevi shrine, the seek advice from to the temple has been suspended until July 31 and government are considering permitting it first for native other folks. Later, relying at the coronavirus state of affairs, other folks from outdoor the state might be allowed, the legit stated.
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