1.10 Lakh Registers for Amrnath Yatra

A file photo of pilgrims at the Amarnath Yatra

An official from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Tuesday informed that over 1,10 lakh pilgrims have registered themselves for the annual Amarnath Yatra, which will begin on July 1 next.

The official further informed that Union Home Minister Amit Shah has also reviewed the security Jammu & Kashmir ahead of Amrnath Yatra in a meeting with MHA officials in New Delhi on Tuesday.

The pilgrims’ registration is being undertaken through 440 designated branches of the Punjab National Bank, Jammu & Kashmir Bank and YES Bank located in 32 states and Union Territories.

It may be mentioned here that the 46-day long Amarnath Yatra will begin on the day of Masik Shivratri (July 1) and commence on the day of Shravan Purnima (August 15).

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