Registration for Amarnath yatra begins
The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board has set up registration counters at 121 designated branches of the J-K Bank, 49 branches of the YES Bank and 4 District Cooperative Banks. "The registration, which began around 15:00 hours today at J-K Bank branches of Bakshi Nagar, Gandhi Nagar and TRC saw large number of pilgrims aspiring to undertake pilgrimage to cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas," Zonal Head Jammu and Kashmir Bank O P Sharma told reporters today.
"We have registered over 3300 pilgrims in Jammu apart from other agencies," Sharma said. The Yatra will commence simultaneously from Baltal and Chandanwari routes on June 25 and culminate on August 2.