Amarnath Yatra cancelled for 2nd consecutive year due to Covid; shrine board to arrange online darshan

The annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir has been cancelled attributable to Covid pandemic. It’s for the second consecutive 12 months that the Amarnath pilgrimage has been cancelled.

The Amarnath Shrine board knowledgeable that “all the standard spiritual rituals to be carried out on the Holy Cave Shrine as per previous observe”.

The Amarnath Shrine Board stated it should prepare on-line darshan for devotees worldwide.

“Jammu and Kashmir authorities has determined to cancel Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra; all the standard spiritual rituals to be carried out on the Holy Cave Shrine as per previous observe,” Amarnath Shrine Board stated in an announcement.

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha additionally directed officers to make preparations in order that devotees can nearly attend the morning and night ‘aartis’ on the Himalayan cave shrine.

This may permit them to pay obeisance whereas avoiding journey and publicity to the an infection, the lieutenant governor (L-G) stated.

The 56-day yatra to the three,880-metre-high cave shrine of Lord Shiva, positioned within the higher reaches of Himalayas was supposed to start out from the dual routes of Pahalgam and Baltal on June 28 and culminate on August 22.

Nonetheless, in view of the Covid state of affairs within the nation and the opportunity of third wave, the annual pilgrimage has been known as off.

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