Drastic fall! Amarnath yatra registers 1.31 lakh dip in 2016
Aug 18:The annual Amarnath Yatra has witnessed a drastic fall of 1.31 lakh pilgrims this year even as over 2.20 lakh devotees have paid obeisance at the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas.
“Till August 16, as many as 2,20,295 yatris visited the shrine,” an official spokesperson said.
A total of 3,52,771 pilgrims had paid obeisance at the cave in 2015, he said, adding a fall of 1.31 lakh pilgrims has been registered this time.