Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir), August 26, 2018 - The annual pilgrimage to the Holy Cave Shrine of Shri Amarnathji for the year 2018 concluded today, on Shravan Purnima, amid chanting of religious hymns in the spiritual ambience of South Kashmir Himalayas.
Additional Chief Executive Officer of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board along with Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal, visited the Holy Cave Shrine early this morning and prayed. Additional CEO stated that 2,85,006 lakh Yatris had paid obeisance at the Holy Cave Shrine in Shri Amarnath 2018, which had srated on 28th June along both the Baltal and the Pahalgam routes.
The J&K State administration complimented the Civil and Police Administrations of Anantnag and Ganderbal districts, J&K Police, Central Armed Police Forces, Army, various State Government Departments and all other agencies for the smooth conduct of Shri Amarnath Yatra 2018..
On the auspicious occasion of Shrawan Purnima and Raksha Bandhan, which marks the culmination of Shri Amaranth Yatra, thousands of devotees thronged Pracheen Cave of Lord Shiva at Thajiwara Bijbehara to celebrate the festival with traditional gaiety.
On the occasion, Puja Archana was held during the night of 25th and 26th August at the Shrine. The Management Committee had made all the arrangements for smooth conduct of festival with the cooperation of District and local administration.
Local people also cooperated with the management committee in the smooth conduct of festival at Thajiwara Shrine..