- The annual Amarnath yatra commenced on June 30, 2022 amid heavy safety
- Chinar Corps’ Kilo Pressure have been seen aiding civil administration for easy conduct of yatra
- Over 11,000 pilgrims have carried out Amarnath Yatra to date this 12 months
Amarnath Yatra 2022 information updates: Because the annual Amarnath yatra commenced on June 30 (Thursday), Chinar corps have been seen aiding the civil administration for safety and easy conduct of the journey.
Attributable to a sudden enhance in temperature on the Baltal route, bridges on the Kalimata have been washed away leading to swelling of Nalas on the Baltal route on the intervening night time of June 30 and July 1.
In addition to all of the troublesome challenges of climate the civil administration requisitioned Chinar Corps for restoration of the destroyed bridges.
In a fast response to the decision, Chinar Corps’ Kilo Pressure coordinated the complete effort and mobilized assets together with the induction of bridging shops utilizing helicopters, mules, and porters. The engineering regiment additionally mobilized technical specialists to revive the fallen bridge. In a report time-frame, the 13 engineer regiment of the Chinar Corps efficiently laid fully a brand new bridge within the night time in opposition to heavy odds of climate and darkness.
This resulted within the easy recommencement of the Amarnath Yatra whereas instilling a way of security and safety amongst pilgrims.
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The act as soon as once more established the truth that the Indian Military can ship anyplace, anytime. There are two routes of Yatra, one by way of Pahalgam and the opposite by way of Baltal. The Baltal route is beneath Counter Insurgency Pressure, Kilo.
DETAILS on Amarnath Yatra:
Greater than 11,000 pilgrims have carried out Amarnath Yatra to date this 12 months, as one other batch of 6,113 worshippers on Saturday (July 2) moved from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in the direction of the valley.
“Over 11,000 yatris had darshan contained in the holy cave shrine to date, whereas 23,214 others have moved in the direction of the valley for the reason that pilgrimage began on Thursday (June 30),” officers stated.
Saturday’s batch moved in two escorted convoys in the direction of Baltal and Pahalgam base camps. “Of those, 1,940 are going to Baltal whereas 4,173 are going to Pahalgam,” the officers stated.
This 12 months’s pilgrimage to the cave shrine comes after a hiatus of three years. The yatra in 2019 was reduce quick forward of the abrogation of Article 370, whereas it remained suspended in 2020 and 2021 as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.
When yatra will conclude?
The pilgrimage will conclude on August 11 on Shravan Purnima coinciding with the Raksha Bandhan competition.
Safety has been tightened in Jammu and Kashmir with particular emphasis on the usage of over 130 sniffer canine on the automobile routes heading in the direction of the shrine to make sure protected pilgrimage amid heightened terror threats.
Amid tight safety preparations, the fourth batch of 6,113 pilgrims, together with 1,292 girls, left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp to pay obeisance on the 3,880-metre-high holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, officers stated.
The pilgrims, additionally comprising 195 Sadhus and 25 youngsters, might be reaching the dual base camps of Pahalgam in Anantnag district and Baltal in Ganderbal district later within the day. Over 20,000 pilgrims have supplied their prayers on the cave shrine, housing the naturally fashioned ice-shivlingam, for the reason that graduation of the 43-day yatra on June 30 from the dual routes – the standard 48-km Nunwan-Pahalgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag and the 14-km shorter Baltal in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal.
Of the most recent batch that left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp, the officers stated 4,173 pilgrims left in a convoy of 148 autos for the Pahalgam base camp, whereas one other 1,940 pilgrims most popular the Baltal route and departed in a fleet of 80 autos. With this, 23,214 yatris have left the Bhagwati Nagar base camp for the Valley since June 29, the day the primary batch of pilgrims was flagged off by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha.