Amarnath yatra: Governor pays obeisance at Holy Cave; prays for sustained peace, harmony in J&K
Srinagar: The annual Amarnath Yatra in the Kashmir Himalayas commenced today, from both the Pahalgam and the Baltal routes, with Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chairman of the Amarnath Shrine Board, paying obeisance at the sanctum sanctorum and participating in the Pratham Pooja ceremony.
He prayed for sustained peace, harmony, progress and prosperity in the State. He was accompanied by Sh. Umang Narula, CEO of the Shrine Board.
Governor lauded the people of Kashmir for making this annual pilgrimage a successful event ever since it is being observed. Appreciating the valuable support of local people in conduct of this Yatra, he described their role in this Yatra as a true essence of Kashmiriyat which is exemplary for its communal harmony.