Jammu & Kashmir

Perform yatra before August 5: JK Admin to Amarnath pilgrims

Amarnath pilgrims move towards checkpoint for final document check in Chandanwari. [FPK File Photo/Masroor Ashraf]

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir’s Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha urged the pilgrims intending to undertake the journey of Amarnath Yatra before August 5 in the wake of an inclement weather advisory issued by the Meteorological department (MeT).

Talking to reporters after participating in the Chari Mubarakh Pooja at Akhara building at Lal Chowk, Srinagar, the LG, said that MeT department has predicted more inclement weather in and around the Amarnath cave and other parts of Kashmir after August 5.

“Given the erratic weather advisory, I would like to urge all the intending pilgrims to plan their visit to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath before August 5. The weather may turn more inclement after August 5 as suggested by the MeT department,” the LG said.

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