Jammu: Amarnath Yatra (Amarnath Yatra 2019) was postponed on Saturday due to the shutdown called by the separatists and pilgrims were not allowed to move towards Jammu from Kashmir to Kashmir Valley. police gave this information. The police sources said, "After the announcement of the bandh on behalf of the separatists, the movement of pilgrims from Jammu to Srinagar will be postponed today."
In the year 1931, Dogra is celebrated as a martyr's day on July 13 in Jammu and Kashmir in memory of those killed in the firing outside the Srinagar Central Jail on behalf of the Maharaja's army.
At the same time, the state government celebrates this day as a respected freedom fighters who fought for independence in 1947. More than 1.50 lakh pilgrims have already visited Baba Blissi in Amarnath's annual pilgrimage starting from 1 July. On August 15 this year, the Amarnath Yatra 2019 will end on the day of Shravan Purnima.
2 passengers die
Two pilgrims of Amarnath Yatra (2019) died on Friday. police gave this information. According to police sources, 65-year-old Shrikant Doshi of Gujarat and 55-year-old Shashi Kumar of Jharkhand died today (on Friday) during the trip.
Sources said, "Srikant Doshi passed away on the traditional Pahalgam-Cave pilgrimage route, at Shivnag halt, while Shashi Kumar died while staying after the visit." He said, "In both cases the causes of death are being investigated."
1.44 lakh pilgrims of Amarnath passenger in 11 days
Another jatha of 5,395 pilgrims left for Jammu on Friday for the Amarnath Yatra (2019). Since the start of the journey from July 1 this year, more than 1.44 lakh pilgrims have already visited Baba Bafarni located 3,888 meters above sea level. Officials said that since the start of the yatra on July 1, 1,44,058 pilgrims have seen holy Shivaling in 11 days.
The police said here today that another batch of 5,395 Yatrias left for the safety of the convoy from Bhagwati Nagar passenger residence in the morning. The police further said, out of them, 1,966 passengers are going to Baltal base camp whereas 3,429 pilgrims are going to Pahalgam base camps.
According to the devotees, the vast structure of ice in the Amarnath cave forms a symbol of Lord Shiva's mythological powers. Pilgrims go either through a narrow 14 km long Baltal route or 45 kilometers from Pahalgam route to reach the holy cave.
Although both base camps have the services of helicopters for pilgrims. The shape of the snow changes its structure along with the motion of the Moon. Local Muslims have also helped in the facilitation of Hindu pilgrims and to ensure easy travel.
Accepting this, the state's governor Satyapal Malik said that fulfilling Amarnath Yatra 2019 was peaceful only due to the activation of local Muslims. The search for the sacred cave was in 1850 by a Muslim shepherd, Buta Malik.
According to legends, a Sufi saint gave the cowboy a bag full of coal, later the coal was changed to gold. For nearly 150 years, the descendants of the cowboy are given some part of the climb on the sacred cave. This year, the 45-day Amarnath Yatra 2019 will conclude on August 15 with Shravan Purnima.