JAMMU: The Amarnath Yatra opens two days before and approximately 24000 people perform over the yatra. On Monday almost 24,000 followers performed the Yatra in previous two existences and an additional batch of 1,414 pilgrims missing wintry weather capital Jammu for the Valley. A police officer conveyed that, "Another batch of 1,414 Yatris leaves Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 4.40 am for the Valley in 38 buses and 17 beam motor vehicles. The Yatris commenced the expedition in a group escorted by the security forces. The climate office issues an everyday weather bulletin for the Yatra. On Monday afternoon beam rain on Sonamarg-Holy Cave and Pahalgam-Holy Cave sectors has been predict.
The sources conveyed that, At the base camps of Nunwan(Pahalgam) and Baltal and the length of the Jammu-Srinagar direction, the weather conditions would remain gloomy throughout the day. Officials of the Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) that manages the relationships of the annual Yatra have conveyed that approximately 24,000 people have had "Darshan" of the ice Lingam surrounded by the Cave Shrine throughout the previous two days. Positioned at 3,888 meters on top of the sea level in Himalayas, the Cave Shrine houses an ice stalagmite organization dearly loved by devotees to symbolise the legendary powers of Lord Shiva. A tight safety measures cover manned by the armed forces, the ITBP, the CRPF and the Jammu and Kashmir police has been position in place to sheltered the Yatra for the reason that of sensitive militant activity in the Valley. The 48-day Yatra commenced on July 2 and will bring to a close on August 17 coinciding with Shravan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan festivals.