SRINAGAR: A record 2.85 lakh pilgrims have already paid obeisance at the Amarnath holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, which is equivalent to the total number of yatries who underwent the pilgrimage in 2018.
An official spokesperson said that on the 22nd day of the ongoing Amarnath Yatra, 13,377 yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave shrine.
He said since the beginning of the pilgrimage on July 1, 2019, 2,85,381 Yatris had darshan at the Holy Cave.
“During last year’s Yatra of 60 days, the total number of pilgrims who visited Holy Cave Shrine was 2,85,006, whereas this year the pilgrimage has crossed this number in 22 days,” he said. (AGENCIES)