Registration starts for Amarnath yatra ,1457 register first day Health certificates valid only after 15 february 2018

state government of Jammu and Kashmir has take arrangement of the Yatra 2018
Srinagar 29 March: This  year state government  of Jammu and Kashmir has take arrangement of the Yatra 2018.and Recently Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra  which is also head of Amarnath  shrine board reviewed arrangements for the upcoming annual pilgrimage  which is schedule to be 28 June this year  of both the routes of Phalgam  which  is in Anantnag district and Baltal  which is in Ganderbal district and  will be concluded 26 August .Governor was informed  that 1,457 pilgrims were registered on the first day and the special registration facility was also being provided for ex-India pilgrims through Punjab National Bank. The group registration facility (minimum 5 persons to maximum 50) is available directly from the shrine board office.
Government of Jammu and Kashmir  took all steps to safe  the journey.
According to SSB official advance registration has started near about 60000 people have been registered from different states of india  and 440 bank branches  including PNB ,Yes Bank and JK Bank of registration has started across country which  will easy for pilgrims to register themselves
 all other yatra-related information.
About security preparation an official from shrine board talking  news correspondent that special arrangement of security for yatra  2018 will be  CRPF, BSF and Jammu and Kashmir police
For the yatra this year, only those health certificates which have been issued after February 15 shall be valid. Further children under the age of 13 years or persons above the age of 75 years and women who are more than six weeks pregnant will not be registered.
Amarnath Yatra is boost the state tourism sector and has seen a record number of pilgrims visiting the Amarnath shrine  years   Last year the first  40 days of the Yatra, over 6.2 lakh pilgrims visited the holy cave to boost the state economy as well as generate employment in valley hundreds of horse riders ,Transporters  Hoteliers  and shopkeepers where thousand of youths earn money  and dependent on livelihood.
Before Shrine board when yatries came here  on all arrangement was organized by local people Kashmir and Kashmiries has history to respect the guests.locals take langers for yatries and to protect the pilgrims .
The Amarnath caves, located in the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir, are one of the most famous shrines in Hinduism. Dedicated to the god Shiva, the shrine is claimed to be over 5,000 years old and forms an important part of ancient Hindu mythology.
The cave is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m (12,760 ft), about 141 km (88 mi) from Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir.
It is  a popular pilgrimage destination for Hindus – about 400,000 people visit during the 45-day  season and reached through Pahalgam town. The shrine forms an important part of Hinduism, and is considered to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism.The cave is surrounded by snowy mountains. The cave itself is covered with snow most of the year except for a short period of time in summer when it is open for pilgrims. Hundreds of thousands of Hindu devotees make an annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave on challenging mountainous terrain

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