2.23 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance at Chandi Mata shrine

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Aug 27: More than 2.23 lakh pilgrims paid obeisance at the revered shrine of Chandi Mata since commencement of the yatra since July 25 this year.
As per official reports, 2,23,470 pilgrims including 95,819 males, 82,402 females, 45,108 children and 141 sadhus have performed darshan at Chandi Mata Dham since commencement of the yatra from July 25. 734 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the sacred shrine of Machail Mata today.
Tight security arrangements have been made by the administration.
The locals of Kishtwar have arranged langars, drinking water and other essential items en-route for devotees.