100 activists of BD to leave for Baltal on May 13 to supervise tracks

Excelsior Correspondent

BD leaders at a press conference at Jammu on Thursday.
BD leaders at a press conference at Jammu on Thursday.

JAMMU, May 10: Maintaining that Hindu bodies are committed to start the annual Amarnath pilgrimage on Jesht Purnima falling on June 4 by defying the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB)’s decision to start yatra from June 25, the leaders of Bajrang Dal today said that a team of 100 activists will visit the Baltal base camp in Kashmir Valley on May 13 to inspect the tracks form Baltal to holy cave and Panjtarni to Chandanwari.
Disclosing this to mediapersons here today, the BD regional co-convener, Nand Kishore Misra, its State convener, Neeraj Dhontriya and Akhara Parmukh J&K Kundan Pahalwan said that BD will fully back the VHP decision regarding yatra.
Misra said the team after visiting track will see whether the snow has been cleared or not. “We will stay at Baltal Base camp and supervise both the tracks” he added.
He said a grand congregation will be held on May 20 here in which the VHP senior leader Ashok Singhal and other religious and social leaders will participate.
He said on June 2 over 20,000 activists of BD will reach Jammu from different parts of the country to participate in the holy Amarnath yatra. They will leave from here to holy cave next day to perform the darshan on June 4, he added.


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