Amarnath Yatra 2024 Starts

Amarnath Yatra 2024 starts
News Kashmir Desk
Amarnath Yatra has started in the year 2024. It is a  revered annual pilgrimage for Hindus, dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. Located in the Himalayas at an altitude of about 3,888 metres in Kashmir, the yatra takes you to the sacred Amarnath Cave, where a naturally occurring ice stalagmite, believed to be a manifestation of Lord Shiva, is formed. From Pahalgam.
Unprecedented security measures, including electronic surveillance along the entire yatra route and access control arrangements, have been made for the annual Amarnath yatra that  started  on June 29.
Meanwhile, traffic authorities have issued an advisory for Amarnath yatra.
“In view of the forthcoming Shri Amar Nath Ji Yatra-2024, the administration has decided to impose certain restrictions on traffic plying on different routes. These restrictions will be in force between 28/06/2024 and 19/08/2024,” an official spokesman said.
52-day pilgrimage will commence from the twin tracks –the traditional 48 km Nunwan-Pahalgam route in Anantnag and the 14 km shorter but steep Baltal route in Ganderbal — on June 29.
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha reviewed the preparations for the upcoming Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra at a high-level meeting in Pahalgam on Thursday.In a statement, issued by the Jammu and Kashmir Administration, Lt. Governor Sinha discussed the deployment of police and security personnel, doctors and nursing staff, duty officers, relief and rescue teams, and sanitation staff along the pilgrimage routes.”He emphasised the need for dedicated officers to oversee the effective functioning of the facilities provided by their respective departments,” the statement said.
Masses of Jammu and Kashmir are delighted over the Amarnath Yatra commencement.