Baba Amarnath Darshan’s time reduced, now devotees will not be able to stop near cave


Srinagar: Baba Amarnath Shrine Board has taken a big decision keeping in mind the accident. Under this decision, the arrangement for living near the Amarnath cave will be abolished. Along with this, the time of darshan has also been cut. That is, instead of 6 pm, devotees will be able to have darshan only till 4 pm. Apart from this, instructions have also been issued to the tenters to set up tents away from the cave. The Amarnath Yatra, which was suspended on the Baltal route in the Ganderbal district for four days, resumed on Tuesday after the flash floods triggered by a cloudburst claimed several lives. The officers provided this information.


He said that a new batch of pilgrims left for the cave temple in the early hours from Baltal base camp. At least 15 people were killed, while over 30 people are still missing due to flash floods triggered by heavy rains triggered by a cloudburst near the Amarnath cave on July 8. Amarnath Yatra on the Pahalgam route was started on Monday.