Jammu:After closing suspended due to terrible weather for a day, the Amarnath Yatra resumed on Saturday as round 4000 pilgrims set out for the holy Himalayan cave, police stated.
Of the entire 3,926 pilgrims, who left the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas -- one escorted convoys of 1,608 pilgrims headed to Baltal, while 2,318 to Pahalgam.
because the pilgrimage started out on July 1, a complete of 3,14,584 pilgrims have paid their obeisance before the ice stalagmite shape stated own the mythical power of Lord Shiva. The footfalls on the cave have broken several previous records.
On Friday, five,745 pilgrims had "darshan" at the cave shrine, an professional stated, at the same time as further boost of devotees in the direction of the shrine from Jammu changed into checked following inclement weather along the Jammu-Srinagar dual carriageway.
situated at a top of 3,888 metres above the sea-stage within the Himalayan levels in Kashmir, the ice shape waxes and wanes with the levels of the moon.
so far, 26 pilgrims have died all through the yatra. similarly to this, volunteers and two protection men also lost their lives.
The yatra will finish on August 15 coinciding with the Shravan Purnima pageant.