The registration process for Amarnath yatra tin beryllium carried retired done 446 designated slope branches crossed the country.
New Delhi: Amid surge successful COVID-19 cases successful the country, the registration for Amarnath yatra commenced connected April 1.
The 56-day yatra to the Himalayan cave shrine is slated to statesman from the duplicate routes of Pahalgam and Baltal successful Jammu and Kashmir connected June 28 and volition culminate connected August 22. The registration process tin beryllium done done 446 designated slope branches crossed the state — 316 branches of Punjab National Bank, 90 of Jammu and Kashmir Bank and 40 YES Bank branches.
For much accusation astir the pilgrimage, the devotees tin sojourn shriamarnathjishrine.com/.
Meanwhile, the Shiv Sena demanded the Jammu and Kashmir medication to exempt the pilgrims from paying toll taxation astatine the toll plazas connected Lakhanpur-Jammu-Srinagar road and to repair the nationalist highway.
Keeping successful caput the coronavirus scare, authorities successful Kathua territory connected Friday (April 2) directed officials to guarantee due evacuee absorption of travellers entering the Union Territory done Lakhanpur bordering Punjab.
The main aesculapian serviceman of Kathua was asked to guarantee 100 per cent sampling for COVID-19 of the travellers and capable unit for ensuring hassle-free absorption astatine sampling counters astatine Lakhanpur.
The order, passed by District Magistrate and Chairman of District Disaster Management Authority, Kathua, Rahul Yadav, cited the summation successful COVID-19 cases and the apt emergence successful the fig of travellers owed to the upcoming Navratra festival and Amarnath yatra.
(With PTI inputs)