Amarnath Yatra 1st batch pilgrims arrive at Chandanwari on 1 July 2015. The first batch of pilgrims undertaking the Amarnath Yatra this year arrived at Chandanwari in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pahalgam town on Wednesday.
The first batch of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims was flagged off from Jammu base camp earlier today.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is also arriving in Srinagar today to hold a review meeting on security provisions for the Amarnath Yatra.
On Monday, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed had reviewed the arrangements made for the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in state’s Baltal area.
Elaborate security arrangements have been made to ensure a safe and secure yatra for the pilgrims.
This year’s Amarnath Yatra will commence from July 2 and end on August 29.
The registration for this year’s Yatra, via selected bank branches, began in March.