43-day long Amarnath Yatra begins with 'puja' at cave shrine

by IANS |

Srinagar, June 30 (IANS) To mark the beginning of 43-day long Amarnath Yatra, Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday performed the 'puja' of Baba Barfani and prayed for peace, happiness and prosperity of all.

"I have full faith that the devotees travelling from all over the country to seek the divine blessings of Shri Amarnathji will have a safe and memorable pilgrimage," Sinha said.

Expecting a heavy footfall of yatris, the UT government and Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) have made extensive arrangements for Yatra this year.

The devotees can have 'Darshan' of the Holy Ice Lingam at the Holy Cave Shrine through live telecast of Morning and Evening Arti through Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board's website link: http://www.shriamarnathjishrine.com/AartiLive.html or through Shrine Board's Android based Application which may be downloaded through the link: http://play.google.com/store/apps/details?idcom.ncog.shriamarnath

In addition to the Lt. Governor, SASB Board members, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Nitishwar Kumar, SASB and Lt. General Amardeep Singh Aujla, GOC 15 Corps also participated in the puja.

Latest News
'Politics of hate to hide failures': KCR hits out at Centre Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 04:49 PM
Sundar Pichai wishes India on I-Day with Google Doodle Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 03:50 PM
Marcus Stoinis faces flak for accusing Pakistan pacer Mohammad Hasnain of chucking Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 03:41 PM
UP now most preferred investment destination: Yogi Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 03:28 PM
TRS leader's murder triggers tension in T'gana's Khammam Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 03:26 PM
20 lakh jobs for Bihar youth: Nitish's I-Day announcement Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 03:23 PM
Leading cricketers wish countrymen Happy Independence Day Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 01:59 PM
2 AR troopers injured in Nagaland gunfight Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 01:50 PM
Fresh threats to Mukesh Ambani family, Mumbai cops probing Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 01:42 PM
Stoppage-time Harry Kane header earns Tottenham point at Chelsea as both managers red-carded Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 12:01 PM
Cricket Australia launches five-year strategic plan to take sport to next level Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 11:59 AM
Tesla surpasses 3 mn car production mark: Elon Musk Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 11:58 AM
Wait for 5G is over, India's 'Techade' is here: PM Modi Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 11:56 AM
Hyundai ranks 3rd in global vehicle sales in 2022 1st half Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 11:55 AM
UP to increase medicinal farming output Mon, Aug 15, 2022, 11:54 AM