Jammu / Kashmir :Stay informed about the latest developments as the Amarnath Yatra faces a temporary suspension due to bad weather, affecting thousands of devoted pilgrims in Jammu and Kashmir.
Amarnath Yatra has been suspended till further orders on Friday due to bad weather. At the same time, the eighth batch left from Bhagwati Nagar, the base camp of Jammu, on Friday. However, due to bad weather, the passengers have been stopped at Chandrakot in Ramban for the time being.
Shri Amarnath Yatra has been suspended till further orders on Friday due to inclement weather in Jammu and Kashmir. Passengers have been stopped from proceeding on both the base camp Baltal and Pahalgam routes. On the other hand, the atmosphere from Lakhanpur to Kashmir has become Shivamay due to the chanting of Bam-Bam Bhole. Thousands of devotees from the country and the world are reaching Jammu and Kashmir daily for the Amarnath Yatra. Meanwhile, 17202 pilgrims visited Baba Barfani on Thursday. At the same time, since the commencement of the yatra, a total of 84,768 devotees have attended the court.
“The yatra has been temporarily suspended in the morning,” an official said. No pilgrim has been allowed to go towards the holy cave. Over 3,200 pilgrims have been lodged at Nunwan, Pahalgam base camp and 4,000 at Baltal base camp. The yatra will resume after the weather improves.
The official informed that fake registration of more than 300 pilgrims has been found. Thereafter, they have been allowed to travel after fresh registration at the on-the-spot counters in Jammu. At the same time, the police have so far arrested three people in the fake registration case.
On Friday, the 8th batch of 7,010 pilgrims left for the valley in 247 vehicles from Bhagwati Nagar, the base camp in Jammu. However, due to bad weather, the passengers have been stopped at Chandrakot in Ramban for the time being. Arrangements for breakfast etc. have also been made for the devotees from here. After the weather becomes favorable, the passengers will be further sent towards the Kashmir Valley.
The yatra will be started once again as soon as the weather is fine. After the start of the yatra, the number of devotees visiting in the next two to three days can cross one lakh. The enthusiasm of the devotees can be gauged from the fact that they are reaching Jammu Railway Station, Saraswati Dham early in the morning to collect the token for immediate registration.
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