Wed, Jul 01, 2015, 11:21 AM
5,100 pilgrims began the perilious journey to Amarnath, to have darshan of Lord Siva, in the form of an ice lingam. Over 2 lakh pilgrims are expected to visit Amarnath this year, officials estimated. They have made all arrangements for the purpose. J&K Health minister Choudary Lal Singh flagged of the yatra at Lakhanpur base camp. The first batch of pilgrims are going by 27 buses and 20 other vehicles.