1.44 lakh pilgrims perform Yatra so far

Officials of SASB said 1,44,457 pilgrims have performed the Yatra so far while 16,457 of these had Darshan on Wednesday.
Officials of SASB said 1,44,457 pilgrims have performed the Yatra so far while 16,457 of these had Darshan on Wednesday. File/ GK

Srinagar: Over 1.44 lakh Yatris have performed the ongoing Amarnath Yatra as another batch of 5,449 pilgrims left Jammu for the Valley on Thursday.

Officials of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) said 1,44,457 pilgrims have performed the Yatra so far while 16,457 of these had Darshan on Wednesday.

Another batch of 5,449 pilgrims left Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in two escorted convoys for the Yatra.

Of these, 3783 are going to the Pahalgam base camp while 1666 are going to the Baltal base camp.

The Meteorological (MeT) office has forecast light to moderate rain along both the Yatra routes.

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