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)