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Amarnath Yatra suspended from Jammu to Srinagar

The Amarnath Yatra was suspended on Saturday with no pilgrim allowed to maneuver towards the geographic region vale from Jammu thanks to a separatist-called protest termination, police aforementioned."Taking stock of the law and order scenario as a result of the protest termination known as by the separatists nowadays, movement of the pilgrims from Jammu to Srinagar can stay suspended nowadays," police sources aforementioned.July thirteen is determined as Martyrs Day in Jammu and geographic region to recollect those killed within the firing outside the Srinagar Central Jail by forces of the Dogra maharajah in 1931.The government observes the day to honour people who fought for Independence in 1947. Since the annual pilgrim's journey to the chain cave shrine started on July 1, over 1.50 hundred thousand pilgrims have performed the continued Amarnath Yatra to this point.The cave shrine homes AN ice cylinder structure that symbolises the legendary powers of Lord Shiva, consistent with the devotees.The structure waxes and wanes with the phases of the moon.

Pilgrims approach the shrine either from the shorter fourteen kilometer-long Baltal trek or through the longer forty five km Pahalgam trek.
Helicopter services are out there for pilgrims at each base camps.The Cave shrine was discovered in 1850 by a Muslim Shepherd, Buta Malik. Legend says a Sufi saint rewarded the shepherd with a bag of charcoal that clad to be gold.

Descendants of the shepherd have received some of the offerings from the cave shrine for over one hundred fifty years.This year's Amarnath Yatra can endwise holy day of obligation coinciding with the Shravan Purnima pageant.

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