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Jammu and Kashmir government was expecting six lakh pilgrims for Amarnath Yatra this year
The 56-day yatra to the 3,880-metre-high cave shrine of Amarnath in the South Kashmir Himalayas is scheduled to start from the two routes on June 28 and culminate on August 22.
The Amarnath shrine is situated at an altitude of 13,500 feet above sea level.
The apex court said the issue as to whether Amarnath Yatra 2020 should or should not be held is a matter which must be left to the 'competence of the local administration.'
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The government advisories and the uncertain situation has stoked chaos and confusion in Kashmir Valley
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Jammu and Kashmir's political leaders, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti, have come out strongly against the current actions being carried out in the state
'Last three to four days, we were getting specific and confirmed intelligence inputs that terrorists led by Pakistan and Pakistan Army are trying to target the Shri Amarnathji yatra which is going on,' Lt General KJS Dhillon said.
The Jammu and Kashmir government has given a directive to the Amarnath Yatris and tourists to immediately make necessary arrangements to cut short their stay in the Valley amidst reports of "specific terror threats" to the pilgrimage.
The Principal Secretary (Home) issued a security advisory, saying pilgrims and tourists "may curtail their stay" and "return as soon as possible".
Imtiyaz Wani's father had died in New Delhi and was being brought home for the last rites. But he was stopped during a convoy of Amarnath pilgrims after he crossed Nagrota area in Jammu.
However, doctors complain that the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims don’t follow the health advisories leading to complications.
The 45-day long annual Yatra to the Himalayan cave shrine situated 3,888 metres above the sea-level will end on August 15 coinciding with the Shravan Purnima festival.
The yatra is officially starting from the twin tracks in Kashmir Monday and is scheduled to conclude on August 15 coinciding with Raksha Bandhan.
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