Srinagar: Chadi Mubarak reached the Cave shrine of Amarnath on Thursday, making the formal end of 43-day long Amarnath Yatra-2022
According to reports, the annual AmarnathYatra which remained suspended due to Covid-19 and bad weather ended peacefully on Thursday
As per reports, an official comfimed that Chadi Mubarak reached the Holy cave on Thursday for final pooja making the formal end of Annual Amarnath Yatra-2022.
On this occasion official said that government was expecting that around 6-8 lakh pilgrims will visit Kashmir for Yatra this year, however, 3.04 lakh pilgrims visited holy cave this year.
As per official data 398611 registrations were done this year but only 304439 pilgrims did Darshan, while 71 casualties were reported.
The official further added that around 71 Pilgrims died this year during pilgrimage including the 15 pilgrims who died due to flash floods triggered by cloudburst on July 08 while rest died due to cardiac arrest and other ailments
Moreover around 25 pilgrims were injured in a road accident in Qazigund area on National Highway on July 18.
The 145 kilometreChadi Mubarak Yatra starts from DashnamiAkhara in Srinagar and during the yatra route, sages perform hawans at Pampore, Bijbehara, Anantnag, Mattan, Aishmuqam and finally at Pahalgam where the procession takes rest for two days before proceeding to Amarnath holy cave.
The official said that sages along with Chadi Mubarak usually spend two nights at Pahalgam while one at Chandanwari, one at Sheshnag and one at Panchtarani before reaching to Amarnath cave.
Amidst the threat of militant attacks, the Govt. had taken several steps to avert any untoward incident.
However, Health Department had kept oxygen booths and health facilities available after every two kilometres on both routes of the Amarnath Cave during this year’s Annual AmarnathjiYatra.