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Amarnath Yatra crosses last year’s mark of 2.85 lakh


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Srinagar, Jul 22 (KNS): Today, on the 22nd day of the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, 13,377 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave and cumulatively since the beginning of the pilgrimage on 1st July 2019, 2,85,381 Yatris had darshan at the Holy Cave.

During last year’s Yatra of 60 days, the total number of pilgrims who visited Holy Cave Shrine was 2,85,006, whereas this year the pilgrimage has crossed this number in 22 days.

One critically sick Yatri Vijay Rathore, resident of Rajkot Gujarat from Sheshnag Camp and one CRPF official Phool Kanwar, ASI from Brarimarg were evacuated by Helicopter today on the directions of Governor Satya Pal Malik. In all 14 critically sick Yatris have been air evacuated by the Shrine Board for immediate specialized treatment. (KNS)
 


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