Saturday, April 14, 2012

Amarnath Yatra registration from May 8

Registration for this year’s annual holy pilgrimage to Baba Amarnath shrine in South Kashmir Himalayas would start from May 8.

Official sources told the Jk News that all necessary formalities for start of registration were being completed.

Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB), which mans yatra to hole cave shrine, has designated branches of Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Yes Bank, Cooperative Banks and 100 Post Offices for registration of pilgrims.

Sources said the Post Offices have been designated for registration of yatris at the places where there were no branches of the designated banks.

"To avoid inconvenience to the pilgrims to travel a long distance for registration, 100 Post Offices have been designated to register the yatris’’, sources said.

Annual pilgrimage of Baba Amarnath ji shrine for this year would start on June 25 and culminate on August 2.

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