Jammu and Kashmir Amid Covid-19, Amarnath Yatra cancelled for the second year...

Amid Covid-19, Amarnath Yatra cancelled for the second year in a row

-

- Advertisment -

Authorities have decided to cancel this year’s Amarnath Yatra to the cave shrine in Kashmir, GNS learnt on Monday.

Sources said that the decision to cancel the annual pilgrimage, originally scheduled from June 28, was taken in view of the Covid pandemic. Howevet, they said, there will be live ‘Darshan’ of the shivlingum.

The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha who is also the chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board.

The official confirmation is however awaited. (GNS)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Militant, two army men killed in ongoing Shopian gunfight

In the ongoing encounter in South Kashmir’s Shopian village a militant and two soldiers have been killed, official sources...

IPS officer Arvid Negi arrested for ‘leaking’ secret documents to Lashkar-e-Taiba

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested its former Superintendent of Police (SP) and IPS officer Arvind Digvijay...

Srinagar police deploys women’s safety squad at Parraypora

As crime rate against women is increasing in Kashmir, Srinagar police has taken an initiative of deploying a women's...

Growing use of narcotics root cause of crimes against women, says J&K Police

Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday said that there is no abrupt rise in crimes against women in Srinagar...
- Advertisement -

SIA Quizzes Jamaat-e-Islami Ameer, 5 Other Key Members For Eight Hours

State Investigation Agency (SIA) on Thursday quizzed Ameer (president) of Jammat-e-Islami and six other members of the banned association...

Shopian Court Orders Arrest of Journalist Gowhar Geelani

A Court in South Kashmir’s Shopian district ordered arrest of journalist and columnist Gowhar Nazir Geelani to ensure his...

Must Read

Militant, two army men killed in ongoing Shopian gunfight

In the ongoing encounter in South Kashmir’s Shopian village...

IPS officer Arvid Negi arrested for ‘leaking’ secret documents to Lashkar-e-Taiba

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday arrested its...
- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you